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It's really not like Bob Kerrey, the President of the New School University in New York. His favorite method is to sneak into a village in the middle of the night and slit a few throats, preferably women and children.

But, hey, just because you're crafty doesn't mean you're smart. News is, that the students occupying the New School Graduate Center in Greenwich Village have been forcibly evicted by police, and a number arrested.

So I would say that's the end of that student protest. That is, I would say so if I were an arrogant administrator oblivious to the past twenty years of failed policies at the New School, the City University of New York, and a few other institutions of higher learning whose students happened to be present this morning in peaceful protest.

But then, I'm not foolish enough to say that, not being a hot-shot administrator with his head up his board of trustees.

Pass the popcorn.

Update (4:00 pm)

Students continue to occupy building. A hundred or so strong.

Originally posted to Trotsky the Horse on Thu Dec 18, 2008 at 10:15 AM PST.

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