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Response to geek tragedy (Original post)

Tue Jun 19, 2012, 08:49 PM

25. This is embarrassing.

When Occupy Wall Street (remember that name? It's been a while since we've heard it) began, it stood for highlighting economic disparities.

Then it became about camping out in public parks and taking over public buildings.

Then it became about fighting the police for their first amendment rights to take over parks and buildings.

Finally it became about fighting the police. Period. Now it is about being against law enforcement actions in general.

We can argue all day -and then some- about who is to blame for this state of affairs but the plain FACT of the matter is that OWS is no longer talking about economic disparities. The message is gone.

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