Skip to comments.Occupy Wall Street is 99% dead: The media, once curious, has moved on
Posted on 11/01/2011 11:08:10 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Heres how the media are viewing the once-hottest news story:
Occupy Wall Street is 99% dead.
In the first phase of Occupy Wall Street, journalists were dazzled by the spirit and the anger of the participants. For a brief, flickering moment, the idea of rallying as an economically aggrieved 99% of the population had terrific potential.
Reporters trekked to Zuccotti Park to observe the latest link in the chain, advancing from the anti-Vietnam protests of the 60s and 70s to the anti-nuclear power demonstrations that followed it.
Now were seeing the lamentable second wave of the Occupy Wall Street story. The spirit has been muffled by people who want to cash in on the popularity of Occupy Wall Street and exploit the participants idealism.
Sure, the crowds of supporters and sympathizers will continue to gather at Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan, the starting point for what became a global movement. And yes, similar groups will congregate elsewhere around the world. You can be sure that this news story will rank prominently in those year-end retrospective pieces highlighting 2011.
I wrote in this space a few weeks ago that Occupy Wall Street would become corrupted by big business, which would exploit the popularity of the movement to sell blue jeans, t-shirts and beer. I wasnt far off.
Weve heard rumblings that MTVs Real World is said to be scouting people between the ages of 20 and 24 for a series with an Occupy Wall Street theme.
In another sign that Occupy Wall Street is ripe for exploitation, there is actually a website called Hot Chicks of Occupy Wall Street...
(Excerpt) Read more at marketwatch.com ...
Maybe it’s only fitting that the fleabaggers are collateral damage from Politico’s two mystery women Cain bombers. The left has shot itself in the foot again. LOL! Oh well. Time to go to bed.
I guess they are going to combine Survivor with OWS and vote each other off...”Gene is not Marxist enough” “Susie is sighty capitalistic”...Oh yes, then they will be on Trumps celebrity apprentice and we will soon have the movie, book and Broadway show and musical “The rain the rain and cooold....how loooong will it taaake for thooose evil capitalist piiiigs to surrender to our demaaands? We stiink you fink...you’ve stolen my laaatop...”
Get your barf bags ready...
The LSM has moved on because it is too dang cold now. The occutards will follow.
Up next the Super-Committee will suggest the halt of unemployment checks. This will provoke a riot(s)
Not in south Florida. One of the so-called journalists in this town credited three dozen “occupy miami” whiners with reversing Bank of America’s debit card fee elimination. Yesterday, they walked to some bank and yelled in front of it for the TV cameras.
Anyone else in Florida see this??
Hmm...I would not be entirely surprised if the gals in pics #1 and #2 were born something other than XX-chromosome...
The gals in pics#1 and #2 appear to be the same woman, wearing different wigs.
Closer to the election, will the tea parties rev up once more, or will we be content to just wait and vote?
Doesn’t the OWS protest mean that it’s more important now to amass and let Washington know how we really feel?
As a proud member of the private sector, I’m still angry, and still afraid of these people.
I live three hours south of DC, and I could pack up and go on a moment’s notice.
“The gals in pics#1 and #2 appear to be the same woman, wearing different wigs.”
Well, I’ll be a Moonbat’s uncle...but not willingly.
Would Laz hit it?
“Hot chicks of Occupy Wall Street”? As Tony Montana would say, “Are you kidding me man?”
The chicks looks like guys and the guys, they just look like Freaks. And they all look like they smell the same,,,real bad. ......yuk!
Rabble without a cause.
"They look like Tarzan, dress like Jane, and smell like Cheeta"
Governor Ronald Reagan (re: hippies)
I think I went to college with the woman in pic 2. Seriously, the not only look alike, my classmate is now -according to my class directory- a lawyer with an NYC based not for profit. She was also very Liberal and way too into the whole social justice thing. So more points in favor of that being her.
My classmate was VERY attractive, but was pretty good at hiding it by dressing ... librarianish. Sort of in a Linda Carter - Diana Prince/Wonder Woman sort of way. But take off the glasses and put her in something less severe and more revealing and ... wow.
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