Skip to main content

View Diary: Occupy Wall Street Re-Framed this Election for Obama to win (109 comments)

Comment Preferences

  •  Occupiers show where the left side really is. (5+ / 0-)

    Many pundits show how intellectually lazy they are by assuming that Obama was on the left side of the spectrum, therefore the center must be to the right of him.

    Along comes Occupy Wall Street to show that Obama is much more of a centrist tan they'd given him credit for being. I think the Osawatomie speech would have been impossible if it hadn't been for OWS.

    That's why the Republicans wanted to bring back Hippiephobia to blunt the edge of OWS. That's why Gingrich told them to get a job (if that was as easy as Newt implied, the GOP wouldn't have had a chance.) after taking a bath. (Many witnesses who remember the 60s said that Occupy encampments didn't smell as bad a hippie communes.)

    The furor over Friday's [10.5] job report revealed a political movement that is rooting for American failure, so obsessed with taking down Obama that good news drives its members into a blind rage. -Paul Krugman

    by Judge Moonbox on Sat Nov 17, 2012 at 08:27:48 PM PST

    [ Parent ]

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site