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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-11-11 08:37 PM
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Mayor Reed responds to Occupy Atlanta protestors
... Meanwhile, Mayor Kasim Reed said he understands the protestors' frustration.

"I think that people wanted focus and attention and passion on jobs, and I think that the group Occupy Wall Street really is the other end of the spectrum," he said.

Speaking before an audience Monday night during Chicago Ideas Week, the mayor went on to say that despite the possibility of bad press surrounding the group's stint in Woodruff Park, he believes they are bringing much-needed energy.

"I'm really ok with it because I think the country needs more passion and it needs a big fight." ...

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