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Is there a grassroots surge underway worldwide right now through the combined power of pictures and social media?
Tell me the blunt comparison above isn’t connected with the public fever here?
(photo: Narayan Mahon for The New York Times caption: A protester holds a sign equating Gov. Scott Walker to Hosni Mubarak at a the protest outside the Capitol. “Obviously there is a lot of protest out there, but in the end, it’s the right thing to do,” Mr. Walker said.)