If I can't dance, I don't want to be part of your revolution…

Should a serious issue be protested about seriously? No. At least not when the actions of the entity you are protesting against can be made to seem ridiculous. There is no defence against feeling like an idiot. Aggression causes aggression – being shown up to be absurd cause embarrassment. As Emma Goldman said, “If I can’t dance, I don’t want to be part of your revolution”. You could add after that… “I’ll make my own…”