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Laying Down Astro Turf On Wall Street
IBD's Capital Hill ^ | 10/7/2011 | David Hogberg

Posted on 10/07/2011 8:55:46 AM PDT by Slyscribe

The Occupy Wall Street rally may not be growing, but press coverage of it is.

Even some members of Congress, like Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn, are endorsing it.

Last night on the O’Reilly factor, Gretchen Carlson warned: “It would be dangerous for any politician to align themselves with this group. It’s dangerous if it continues to become more violent.” (Hat Tip: Alex Alvarez at Mediaite.)

Fortunately, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi dismissed them as “astroturf.” Oh wait, no, that’s what she said of the Tea Parties. These were her sentiments about the Occupy Wall Street folks:

(Excerpt) Read more at blogs.investors.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: California; US: Minnesota; US: New York
KEYWORDS: astroturf; california; keithellison; minnesota; nancypelosi; newyork; occupy; occupywallstreet; pelosi; tea; unions

1 posted on 10/07/2011 8:55:57 AM PDT by Slyscribe
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Astroturf
2 posted on 10/07/2011 9:51:43 AM PDT by TruthHound ("He who does not punish evil commands it to be done." --Leonardo da Vinci)
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