NY TIMES: POLITICAL STREET THEATER IS OKAY IF YOU ARE A LIBERAL
We try to keep things basic here at Public Advocate of the US Inc.
The New York Times goes to great effort to explain Political Street Theater and protests worldwide and how proper leftwing extremists can use it to change their respective society.
They do allow one tiny mention of the Tea Party and their small effort at reversing liberal trends and "popular movements". So we thank the nearly blind liberals for giving credit to millions of still protesting Americans.
The New York Times says
It's an interesting time for protest. In Russia, a punk band is jailed for an anti-government performance in a church. Across the United States, nuns ride a bus to call attention to social issues and illegal immigrants ride to bring focus to their cause. Meanwhile, Occupy Wall Street continues on city sidewalks and the Tea Party moves to the corridors of power. Soon the national party convention will attract all varieties of the angry and disenchanted.
But what is the difference between a well-attended futile gesture and demonstrations that can lead to real change, like the Arab Spring protests? What makes protests effective?
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