A Vivid Picture Of What "Arab Spring" Means

***UPDATE, 6/14/11*** -- This post, and in fact the entire blog of "A Gay Girl in Damascus, Syria" have been revealed (and admitted) as a hoax. The entire blog was written by a Scottish grad student at the University of Edinburgh. For my musings on what it means that I so uncritically posted this and expounded upon what I believed was its "relevance," see my follow-up post here. We're hampered,...