Skip to comments.Organizer admits to paying ‘Occupy DC’ protesters
Posted on 10/07/2011 10:25:18 AM PDT by Para-Ord.45
A liberal organizer told the Daily Caller on Thursday afternoon that he paid some Hispanics to attend Occupy DC protests happening in the nations capital.
TheDC attended the protest event, an expansion of the Occupy Wall Street movement that began in New York City. Some aspects of the protest, it turned out, are more Astroturf than grassroots.
One group of about ten Hispanic protesters marched behind a Caucasian individual from the DC Tenants Advocacy Coalition, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting rent control in Washington, D.C.
Asked why they were there, some Hispanic protesters holding up English protest signs could not articulate what their signs said.
Interviewed in Spanish, the protesters told conflicting stories about how their group was organized. Some said it was organized at their church, and that they were there as volunteers. Others, however, referred to the man from the DC Tenants Advocacy Coalition the only Caucasian in the group as their boss.
TheDC asked that organizer whether he was paying the group to attend the protest, and he conceded that some protesters arent volunteers.
Some of them are volunteers. Some of them arent, he explained. I cant identify them. Im not going to get into an identification game.
Let’s see, this one’s Fidel, that one’s Che, the pretty one is called Evita....
Isn’t that an ACORN front group?
Send the clean up bill to: DC Tenants Advocacy Coalition
the guys hanging around the Home Depot parking lot had to be thinking “this is the easiest day labor I’ve ever gotten in my life!”
And they say there are no jobs available!
This can’t be true. San Fran Nan just said that these protests are Spontaneous! s/off
I guess the spectacle of the spectacle of well-off white college kids flouncing around whining must have been getting embarassing even to them...so they went down to the lot outside the Home Depot and did a little hiring. I mean, what else is a good community organizer going to do?
At last Liberals are creating Jobs!
Jobs are posted on craigslist->jobs->non-profit.
11/hr, just show up and we will train you.
Yes, and taking money from a rich man to do it.