There were thousands of bright, enthusiastic and creative people at the Mall, but only a few that were as talented as Gretchen and her family.
During the rally, there were many metaphors. After all, it was Halloween, and costumes representing peace, love and community abound.
Even Colbert and Stewart sparred playfully over the metaphor of trains (Love, Crazy and Peace).
The point of the rally was that despite the liberalism, we were all one people after one common cause.
Mick Foley, perhaps said it best. If he spotted anyone being less than reasonable, he would "Jump out there like a righteous bolt of thunder and ask you to be polite to each other."