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Free Speech, the Tea Party, and Occupy Wall Street
Principles & Policy ^

Posted on 06/30/2012 8:26:53 AM PDT by Sark

Protests in free speech-permissive societies are peculiar creatures. Consider this: Every year, the March for Life draws between a quarter and a half million Americans to Washington D.C. to protest the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court ruling on abortion. That’s a massive protest, especially for a nation as physically large as the United States, with such a far-flung population. So, how many stories did you see in the news about the giant protest?

Dozens?

A few?

…Even one?

Chances are, you probably saw one or two stories about it, maybe a brief mention and a ten second clip of the annual protest on the local news. Why so little media attention?

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TOPICS: Government; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: marchforlife; occupywallstreet; russia; teaparty

1 posted on 06/30/2012 8:26:58 AM PDT by Sark
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To: Sark

The stories are deliberately “spiked” by the editors in the MSM if they are pro-life ,TEA party etc. The Occupy bowel movement recieved favarable press because it is advocating socialism which is force fed to people in the various colleges but especially the liberal arts schools.


2 posted on 06/30/2012 2:54:54 PM PDT by Nebr FAL owner
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