This first in a series for the Washington Spectator on people who, one way or another, this year have told the truth. For this series I am very interested in your take on whom you would nominate. Please nominate your truth-tellers of 2012 in messages here. I will draw the best ones.
Ai Weiwei, brilliant and brave Chinese artist and dissident. Bravely facing down the authorities in the most powerful of dictatorships, Ai calls the attempt to put him away on a tax charge the fake case. The Chinese government has a lot to be worried about. Thanks to the energy and clout of Ai, the whole world is watching.