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Response to crazyjoe (Reply #34)

Sat May 12, 2012, 02:07 AM

35. Some people are planted to make trouble. It's been proven in the past at various protests.

Don't believe it if you don't want to, no big deal.

I agree with you that fixating on it doesn't get us anywhere, because the general public doesn't believe it or doesn't care. Like I said upthread, we need a strategy that will work even in the face of this kind of disruption, or a better way to counter it somehow.

I don't know the answer to that. Maybe there is no better way to counter it beyond what is already being done.

Yes some of these disruptors are not planted, but are just angry people and they mistakenly think this is a good protest tactic. Maybe some are, as you said, "bored college kids" who just think it's cool. Just say I rebuke you and move on.

Also I really wish people wouldn't use the word 'anarchist' as if it is synonymous with violence. Anarchists are mostly peaceful people.

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