Yesterday I posted a comment on DailyKos, that i titled “Walt Whitman on Ferguson and Gaza”
I celebrate myself, and sing myself,
And what I assume you shall assume,
For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.
This is the view we are attempting to create or nurture on this site. Which is enough to get him into our “hall of heroes” And apparently the original meaning of the word “hero” was “defender or protector.”