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Audio: Howard Sternís crew interviews Occupy Wall Street protesters
Hot Air ^ | 10/17/11 | Allahpundit

Posted on 10/17/2011 6:35:33 PM PDT by Nachum

Via Breitbart TV. Given Stern’s reach and the otherwise adoring coverage of OWS, this may well be the biggest PR hit the movement’s taken so far. People are buzzing about this Quinnipiac poll out today showing that a heavy majority of New Yorkers agree with “the protesters’ views” — whatever those might be — but the numbers are a fait accompli. In the 2008 election, Brooklyn broke 79/20 for Obama; Manhattan 85/14; and the Bronx 88/11. So long as the protesters babble feelgood platitudes about “economic justice” and take care to ruin the quality of life only for those residents/businesses around Zuccotti Park, most of the City will be happy to attaboy ‘em. If they turn more aggressive and, heaven forbid, start to disrupt New Yorkers’ commutes, that’ll be endgame. The enlightened of NYC are all for toppling the system, please understand, but they don’t like to be inconvenienced while going about their business of running the system.

We’re still waiting for a list of demands, so in a pinch I guess this sample from Occupy Boston will have to do:

Asked what needs to happen to make them pack up their tents, declare victory and leave, many protesters in the loosely organized, purportedly leaderless nationwide anti-corporate movement differed sharply on the end game — if they even see one at all.

“When we see our world leaders step down from their power and give it back to the people of this country or the world, then we will say that we no longer need to do this,” said James McBride of Malden, who has been protesting for a week. “But as long as that doesn’t happen, we will still be here. … We’re already planning for winter.”…

(Excerpt) Read more at hotair.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: audio; crew; howard; howardstern; newyork; occupywallstreet; ows; stern; sterns
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Duuude, gimmeee a Twinkie.
1 posted on 10/17/2011 6:35:38 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum
scum on scum.

ick.

2 posted on 10/17/2011 6:36:24 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (...then they came for the guitars, and we kicked their sorry faggot asses into the dust)
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To: Nachum
People are buzzing about this Quinnipiac poll out today showing that a heavy majority of New Yorkers agree with “the protesters’ views” — whatever those might be — but the numbers are a fait accompli.

I'm tempted to say "Good - let it burn" except I believe that's exactly what Øbongo wants.

3 posted on 10/17/2011 6:38:34 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: Nachum
So long as the protesters babble feelgood platitudes about “economic justice” and take care to ruin the quality of life only for those residents/businesses around Zuccotti Park, most of the City will be happy to attaboy ‘em.

This is why they will never come up with a plan. Any specifics will cause them to lose their support.

The only strategy I see is to provoke the police and get a sympathetic reaction from the public when the police "attack." The police ought to pull back until the protesters either lose interest and go away, or they become so violent that the citizens beg the police to come in.

4 posted on 10/17/2011 6:56:26 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: Nachum

“Uh, uh, uh, uh...”

Have you ever heard such clueless arrogant fools?

“Occupy Wall Street” seems like a plot by long suffering parents to get these useless social parasites out of the house, so the folks can change the locks.


5 posted on 10/17/2011 6:59:57 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember
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To: FormerACLUmember

That sounds about right.

Great observation!


6 posted on 10/17/2011 7:19:49 PM PDT by BookaT ($9.99 this week +$50 last week = $59.99 = Payment plan for a 4 year ticket on The Cain Train!)
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To: Nachum
I listened to Medved interview one of the occupiers this afternoon and the guy was a clueless bumper sticker slogan generator. Medved kept trying to lasso him into some concrete solutions, but the guy would just bluster more Utopian talking points.

Whenever Medved would point out that his “solutions” would require more government regulation, the guy would start rambling on about how the government was part of the problem. In the entire time I listened, the occupier never once offered even a hint at a roadmap to a possible solution for his political grievances.

It was hanging a jello picture to a mud wall using a straw nail and a sponge hammer.

7 posted on 10/17/2011 7:25:23 PM PDT by Tex-Con-Man
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To: Nachum
I watched both of the videos at the link and thought if this was the best they could come up with they're in trouble.

That was the most moronic and idiotic bunch of people I've ever heard.

I never knew anyone that that stupid when I was their age. Hell, my kids are their age and are not that clueless.

8 posted on 10/17/2011 7:40:39 PM PDT by rllngrk33 (Things will continue getting worse until January 21, 2013.)
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To: rllngrk33

Clueless ... yes that is the perfect word to describe them. Very much applies to the MSM who root for them.


9 posted on 10/17/2011 8:10:39 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (There's a pill for just about everything ... except stupid!)
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To: Nachum
In the 2008 election, Brooklyn broke 79/20 for Obama; Manhattan 85/14; and the Bronx 88/11.

CLICK HERE for interactive map of NY City showing racial breakdown by census tracts

10 posted on 10/17/2011 8:12:25 PM PDT by Iron Munro (¬ďWe do have tough gun laws in Massachusetts; I support them." -- Mitt Romney)
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To: Nachum

This OWS bunch is running your country.

Have a nice day.


11 posted on 10/17/2011 8:49:53 PM PDT by Tzimisce (Never forget that the American Revolution began when the British tried to disarm the colonists.)
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To: Nachum
Listening to it right now.

Have you had sex this week?

Naah.

Have you tried?

Yeah, but without a tent...ya know, it's sort of pointless.

12 posted on 10/17/2011 8:59:29 PM PDT by OddLane (If Lionel Hutz and Guy Smiley had a lovechild together, his name would be "Mitt Romney." -KAJ)
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To: OddLane

Getting some action is now down to owning a tent........ Good Grief!


13 posted on 10/17/2011 9:03:01 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: Nachum

As much as I don’t like Howard Stern for his crude radio show, even he thinks these people are losers. Even he loves capitalism. What does that tell you about these people.


14 posted on 10/17/2011 9:38:26 PM PDT by GunPkrBkr (I'd rather be judged by twelve, than carried by six.)
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To: GunPkrBkr

Ha! I was having the same reaction as you.
He makes me cringe, but I had to say to myself...Howard gets his butt to work on time everyday and puts in the time and effort.
People are out there who freely part with their money to buy his “product”.
I don’t like his product - I don’t pay for it.

And that is the free country we live in.


15 posted on 10/17/2011 9:41:53 PM PDT by Scotswife
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To: Iron Munro

The left dominates all cities and have for many decades and counting! When are non-leftists going to, seriously and successfully, end this ongoing political trend of leftist domination of all cities?


16 posted on 10/17/2011 9:50:17 PM PDT by johnthebaptistmoore (If leftist legislation that's already in place really can't be ended by non-leftists, then what?)
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To: rllngrk33

Have no fear; winter is coming...


17 posted on 10/18/2011 2:31:00 AM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: rockrr

Maybe they should cose Wall St and move it to Fl (no state income taxes) and let’s see how the city survives


18 posted on 10/18/2011 2:36:00 AM PDT by personalaccts (Is George W going to protect the border?)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Nachum.


19 posted on 10/18/2011 3:05:28 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's never a bad time to FReep this link -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Nachum

bump


20 posted on 10/18/2011 3:10:52 AM PDT by lowbridge (Rep. Dingell: "Its taken a long time.....to control the people.")
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