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Occupy’s Celebrity One Percent Backers

While Occupy Wall Street protesters are busy marching to the homes of wealthy bankers and business owners, they have conveniently IGNORED the massive WEALTH of liberal celebrities like Michael Moore within their own ranks.

This type of hypocrisy is yet one more reason why Americans will be hard pressed to get behind the “occupy” movement. Do you agree?

Bozell Column: Occupy’s Celebrity One Percent Backers

The “Occupy Wall Street” movement has hit several huge road blocks. First it was the cold temperatures that sent many home. Next was the long-overdue decision to evacuate them out of public parks by liberal Democrat mayors. But another huge road block that’s emerging: their enormous hypocrisy on wealth.

The “occupiers” have pushed the ludicrous slogan that “we are the 99 percent,” somehow standing for the same public that installed 63 new conservative Republicans in the House in 2011. To demonstrate their 99 percentism in October, these protesters staged a “Millionaires March” in New York City, parading to the homes of wealthy citizens such as Rupert Murdoch and David Koch. But OWS organizers have conveniently ignored the massive wealth of celebrities within their own ranks.

Read more: http://newsbusters.org/blogs/brent-bozell/2012/01/03/bozell-column-occupys-celebrity-one-percent-backers#ixzz1ibn5KHSm


2 Comments on “Occupy’s Celebrity One Percent Backers”

  1. Matthew January 6, 2012 at 4:43 pm #

    I don’t think the Occupy movement as a whole is against wealthy people. It’s against a system that perpetuates and replicates inequity. There’s a big difference between the two.

    • J.F. The Story of Liberty January 8, 2012 at 8:07 pm #

      While I agree with you not all OWS supporters do not engage in class warfare, it is the sediment coming from the movement. In my humble opinion I firmly believe the problems we all face stem from government, and that’s where the protests should be placed.

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