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The Professional Left Embraces Occupy Wall Street

11:19 AM, Oct 10, 2011 • By MICHAEL WARREN
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From an email sent by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC):

Protestors are assembling in New York and around the country to let billionaires, big oil and big bankers know that we’re not going to let the richest 1% force draconian economic policies and massive cuts to crucial programs on Main Street Americans.

Out-of-touch Republican Majority Leader Eric Cantor said he is “increasingly concerned by the growing mobs.” Mobs? That must be what Republicans refer to as the middle class, or maybe the millions of unemployed Americans across the country.

As Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi told reporters, “The message of the American people is that no longer will the recklessness of some on Wall Street cause massive joblessness on Main Street…”

Help us send a message straight to Eric Cantor, Speaker Boehner, and the rest of reckless Republican leadership in Congress:

Sign our petition right now and help us reach 100,000 strong standing with #OccupyWallStreet protestors across the country >>

Last week, Nancy Pelosi said "God bless" the Occupy Wall Street protesters. Now it looks like the Democratic establishment has decided to fully embrace the movement, which the New York Police Department has said is attacking its officers (and doing unspeakable things to squad cars, apparently).

Be sure to read Matt Labash's eyewitness account of Occupy Wall Street from this week's issue of THE WEEKLY STANDARD.

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