When the Occupy Wall Street protest began, most Americans didn’t know what to make of it. Some immediately passed judgment (“They’re just a bunch of want-to-be hippies!”), some immediately took to its defense (“They just want equality!”), but most people watched in a mix of confusion, appreciation, fear, and fascination.
I have a confession to make. I used to be a registered lobbyist.
Alec Baldwin...conservative? Anti-OWS at least? Glenn Beck comments.
If Occupy Wall Streeters had any common sense, they would be marching upon the bureaucratic offices of the government. They would be marching upon the biggest supporter of big government and increased regulation that we have ever seen, Barack Obama.
“What do they want?” is a common refrain in the media these days. Left-wing talking heads and progressive TV hosts are still scrambling to figure out exactly what the “Occupy Wall Street” crowd is up to.
The knee jerk reaction is that if I don’t concur with Occupy Wall Street and their assault on capitalism, that I must be a greedy capitalist and think the bankers are great guys that should be left alone.
The longest Email, Hate mail edition ever! While some have accused liberalism of being a mental disorder, today's column shows that it might also be a learning disability.