Originally Posted by Direckshun
I would say the boots on the ground protest started with that event, yes. But the guy who sacrificed himself did so in the face of the intense everyday frustration that everybody had felt in Tunisia.
The opening kickoff was going to come with or without the whistle, is what I'm saying. It just so happens that event was an amazing spark for the movement to ground itself in.
So, what happened in Iran had nothing to do with what we saw in Tunisia and are seeing in Egypt.
I understand you wanting them to be linked, but wanting something to be accurate isn't the same as fact.