Monday, June 15, 2009

Happy Free-from-divine-tyranny Birthday!

Today marks the 794th birthday of the first human rights declaration in the world, Magna Carta. OK, it was 1558 that it was really tested in law as such, but still. While Iran is erupting in chants from rooftops, thereby keeping things non-violent and beyond the reach of the most determined riot police, it is worth noting that while some things take time, all things are inevitable. Whoever thought that a revolution was nigh, and it would be brought about by Twitter?