I went to “Occupy Minnesota” yesterday, around noonish
And I recorded a video.
Yes, the camera work is bad; the city is occupied, so I had to be careful.
UPDATE: I’m informed that a leftyblogger has brought out video of the last Tax Day Tea Party Rally, by way of comparison.
Which just goes to show you that reading leftyblogs is its own…well, if not “punishment”, it’s at least it’s kinda self-limiting on its own, if you observe even the most rudimentary logic.
I mean, it was in the low thirties at 8AM on April 16 – as opposed to 80-something at noon on a gorgeous Sunday. Heck, even the leftyblogger who’s doing the tittering, who usually shows up with his video camera to try to mock Tea Party attendees, skipped it.
And we’re not talking about the Tea Party – which, to the left and media (pardon the redundancy) bounces back and forth between “irrelevant and pathetic” and “singly responsible for everything that’s in the Democrats’ way”, often at the same time. We’re not talking about “Occupy Wall Street”, which has gotten absolutely slavish coverage from all the media (for its message of “the media are ignoring us!”). If the Tea Party is a risible nonentity – which is what the leftyblogger in question usually would have you believe – then his point is a dog bites man story.
The fact that “Occupy Minnesota” is a joke, however, flies in the face of the repeated assurances from media at all levels, though, that this really really is bigger than the Tea Party.
Get back to us when they’ve completely swayed the 2012 election.
don’t please hold your breath.