Maybe it's like writing a manifesto about open software from your PC complete with closed operating system and bundled software.
"'Free software' is a matter of liberty, not price. To understand the concept, you should think of 'free' as in 'free speech', not as in 'free beer." RMS
I attended the SF rally and wrote a good piece about it. The format is contrapuntal.. Elements of the article are butressed by quotes and passages from The (former sec. of state, James)Baker Group's Strategic Energy Policy for the 21st Century.
The tone is informal but serious, first-person. It's political angle is the constant intrusion of the automobile and the capitalist model into the better intentions of the general populace. It covers the pre- and post- march, as well as some of the speakers and pointed observation of the event itself.