If Occupy protesters spent less time rioting on Communist holidays and re-enacting scenes from Fight Club, they might have had a chance to check the news and gain a little perspective on how ‘bad’ they have it in this country.
A few headlines today regarding the Occupoopers:
Seattle mayor issues emergency order after May Day mayhem
Occupy San Francisco takes over building, vandalizes cars and buildings
Labor Unions Occupy LAX Airport
Anarchist ring busted by feds, plotted bombings in Cleveland
While the Occupy movement may have begun as an understandable, though inchoate, frustration with the crony capitalism that helped lead to the financial collapse, it’s devolved into anarchic, Greek-style, temper tantrums. (In the video on the Seattle link above, you can see the Anarchy symbol painted on the window. And the way they’re dressed, I’m betting they cut out the part of the video where the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles showed up to take on Shredder.)
Perhaps they’d be more grateful for their lot in life if they’d experienced real oppression: Continue reading