“Activism”: How to Lose Friends & Influence Nobody

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Led by FBI informant Al Sharpton, a large crowd of New Yorkers were engaging in a wholly symbolic and utterly ineffectual march to signal our disdain for stop-and-frisk and our lack of imagination. On that day, a group of folks loosely affiliated with OWS seized on the opportunity to remind everyone that reports of our demise had been (allegedly) exaggerated. Embedded within this exhibitionist swarm of pseudo-subversives was an undercover cop who may or may not have believed that infiltrating OWS was worth his time but hey, it was Sunday and that means extra pay! Meanwhile, his overtime-collecting colleagues unselfconsciously engaged in the type of behavior that was being “protested” in the first place.

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