Sunday, November 20, 2011
if it ain't broke...
As far as I'm concerned, the movement has done everything right so far.
I'm sure there will be some mistakes down the road, but I haven't seen any yet.
No leaders -- that's good. Leaders are targets, and so far everyone involved seems to know just what to do.
No list of specific demands, but a focus on general principles -- even better.
Scrupulously non-violent protest as the primary tactic and organizing principle -- what an effective contrast to the response. It shows clearly who we are, and when bankers respond with curses and the police with violence, just who they are.
When porcine, jowly low-lifes like Newt Gingrich go on the tube talking about how the protesters need to "take a bath" and then go "get a job," they're promoting revolution as much as the revolutionaries do.
Make no mistake, as President Obrotherwhereartthou likes to say, this is a revolution. Fascism is on the outs, and our banker-rulers have had it. They'll never get the genie back in the bottle.
I wish all the concern trolls and variously motivated critics of this movement, which has succeeded beyond the wildest dreams of those who hatched it, would dispense with their unnecesssary, unsolicited, and unwanted advice and just sit back and watch. You might learn something.