He's apparently flying to New York to show his solidarity with Occupy Wall Street.
"How could I not respond," Wałęsa told a Polish newspaper Wednesday. "The thousands of people gathered near Wall Street are worried about the fate of their future, the fate of their country. This is something I understand."
A former shipyard worker who led Poland's successful revolt against Soviet communism, Wałęsa said "capitalism is in crisis" and not just in America.
I'm not sure what to say about that, but I enjoyed this tribute to Lech.