Free speech does not emerge from denying others free speech. Its hard to tell if your effort communicated to the world that saw, determination or obsession. Its hard to know if the message communicated, "there is another truth than what we believe" or "this confirms that they are out to get us". Because of the method, when other methods were possible. You drove from Oakland to New Orleans, and couldn't justify that long trip if you didn't do something dramatic. Threat has NOT worked for dissent on this issue. Its always made it worse for Palestinians. Your action conveyed the need for more security as a need, not that peace and humane treatment is necessary and possible.
Judge orders Jerusalem Gay Pride attacker to undergo psychiatric evaluation (Haaretz)
from the article: Just who is misguided?