It’s no wonder that President Obama and other politicos on the Left have embraced the Occupy Wall Street movement. They do it, not in spite of the excesses, but because of the excesses. In true Alinsky fashion Obama finds affinity with a group of anti-capitalists who defecate on police vehicles. Obama is a product of his Alinsky training, and of the 1960′s counter-revolution.
It is second nature for Obama to sanction the types of political dissent with which he is familiar. When he saw a peaceful demonstrations by the Tea Party, that sought smaller Government and less debt, he was confounded. At first he tried to ignore it, and when that became impossible he famously referred to the Tea Party as, “Folks waving Tea Bags around.”
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Hat tip to Michael B.