These days, it seems, you can't have a revolution, without having a snappy, but evocative adjective: it started with the Rose Revolution, then came orange, tulip, and cedar, and last week, a tad prematurely, Moldova's "Twitter Revolution."
in Georgia do end with the fall of Saakashvili, and journalists are looking for a good adjective, then one possibility is "cage."
Cages have become the symbol of the Georgian resistance. (We blogged before about a singer, whose brother is an opposition leader, performing in a cage
With protesters camped out in Georgia's city center, demonstrating against the government of President Mikheil Saakashvili, cages are dotted around the area where the protesters are camped out. (Photos here
from our Georgian Service.)
"The cages have themes," RFE/RL's Georgian Service Director David Kakabadze says. "Some are for writers, some for scientists. And around them they have their respective audiences, poets are reading their poetry, musicians are singing. It has become a kind of theatrical performance."
-- Luke Allnutt