Joe Klein is one of those writers who drive me a little bit crazy because he either writes something I'm about to applaud until he gets to a false equivalency to offset the good thing he just wrote, or else he just completely misses the mark. This week is missing the mark week.
It seems Joe took a road trip, and on that road trip he came to the conclusion that the majority of Americans are moderates who, more than anything, want compromise. As evidence, he cites the following:
In response to questions about Occupy Wall Street-related protests at the Denver capitol, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper (D) said that protesters couldn't stay past 10 p.m., offering a potential fire as his excuse.
With most of today's marches winding down, the main event began at 5:00 PM ET in Times Square. It's time for The Occupation Party:
In another disastrous move the greedy bankers of Wall Street arrest their own customers for trying to close their accounts. How much longer will these greed merchants be allowed to operate? Only the Shadow knows...
WHO: Marc H. Morial, President and CEO, National Urban League
Andrew Breitbart Says "We Got The Guns, Bring it On." In a Video that has to be seen to be believed, Andrew Breitbart said that he and the right wing that funds him, including the military, have got the guns, and they are ready for all out war. In Breitbarts own words he says, "Bring It On" Oh really now?
After weeks of literally protesting Wall Street, Occupy Wall Street has realized that billionaire CEOs actually don't live in lower Manhattan. So they're headed uptown! To help them, here's a map of where the richest of New York's rich live.
Howard Buffett, Warren Buffett's Son, On Occupy Wall St.: 'We Saw Large Corporations Really Screw People'
For an October revolution, dress warm. That's the word going out - politely - on the Web to rally street protests on Saturday around the globe from New Zealand to Alaska via London, Frankfurt, Washington and, of course, New York, where the past month's Occupy Wall Street movement has inspired a worldwide yell of anger at banks and financiers.
Thousands of pepole at Occupy Wall Street erupted into cheers early this morning when it was announced Brookefield properties was postponing the cleaning of Zucotti Park.
The wire service and aspiring "best journalism organization in the world" ran an odd story this morning, insinuating that billionaire financier George Soros is secretly funding the Occupy Wall Street protests. The evidence, unlike the innuendo, is awfully thin.