On Wednesday, Oct. 12, Fox News reported:
“New York City police plan to evict the ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protesters – if only temporarily. The protesters, who have camped out in a city park for more than three weeks, will be forced out Friday so that city crews can help clean the area.”
“New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg visited Zucotti Park in lower Manhattan on Wednesday evening and made the cleaning announcement citing sanitation concerns from the park’s owner.”
NBC New York reported that Brookfield Properties told police that it had received “hundreds of phone calls and emails from locals complaining about lewdness, groping, drinking and drug use, the lack of safe access to and usage of the park, ongoing noise at all hours, unsanitary conditions and offensive odors.”
NBC also reported: “Protesters will be allowed to return to their designated areas after cleaning is complete.”
This poses the question: Why in the name of common sense is the city allowing these hell-raising and publicly urinating and defecating nutballs to return after the scheduled clean-up of the same place they so dirtied?
And were they ever evacuated so that the clean-up could take place? No, they were not.
The New York Police Department had to spend more than $3.2 million in overtime to keep cops stationed at these protests, rather than ordering police to clear the streets of these despicably dirty and, in some cases, police-assaulting creatures.
Two of America’s most widely syndicated columnists expressed justifiably dim views of all of this.
Michelle Malkin wrote:
- “The trash generated by the ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protests keeps piling up. So do the bills. Liberal media outlets claim the anarchic anti-capitalist movement is more popular than the tea party. But wait until Americans across the country get a full picture of the costs of these aimless occupiers.”
- “These are not principled advocates of fiscal responsibility. They are professional freeloaders. Their T-shirts and speeches glorify Marxist radicals Che Guevara, Emiliano Zapata and Chairman Mao. They lionize convicted death-row cop-killer Troy Davis and Wikileaks collaborator Bradley Manning. They condemn ‘Nazi bankers,’ Jews, Fox News, the American Legislative Exchange Council, Wisconsin GOP Gov. Scott Walker, the Koch family and the New York Police Department (‘pigs!’).”
- “They flash peace signs while celebrity supporter Roseanne Barr calls for beheading financial industry workers, and fellow marchers call explicitly for ‘violent revolution’ or for Obama to ‘send SEAL Team 6’ to Wall Street.”
Columnist Ann Coulter wrote:
- “Curiously, the only point universally agreed upon by the protesters and their admirers in the Democratic Party and the mainstream media is that ‘Occupy Wall Street’ should be compared to the tea party. Yes, that would be the same tea party that has been denounced and slandered by the Democratic Party and the mainstream media for the last three years. As a refresher: The Democratic National Committee called the tea parties ‘angry mobs’ and ‘rabid right-wing extremists.’ ABC said they were a ‘mob.’ CNN accused them of ‘rabble rousing.’ Harry Reid called them ‘evil mongers.’ Nancy Pelosi said they were ‘un-American.’ CNN’s Anderson Cooper and every single host on MSNBC called the tea partiers a name that referred to an obscure gay sex act.”
- “The ‘Occupy-Wall-Street’ protesters really are: wingless, bloodsucking and parasitic. This is the flea party, not the tea party.”
- “Dwight D. Eisenhower sent the 101st Airborne to Little Rock, Ark., to walk black children to school in defiance of the segregationist, Democratic governor of Arkansas, Orval Faubus – Bill Clinton’s friend. … Now liberals compare their every riot, every traffic blockage, every Starbucks-window-smashing street protest to the civil-rights movement – which was only necessary because of them. These ‘Occupy Wall Street’ ignoramuses seem to imagine they are blacks living in 1963 Alabama under Democratic Gov. George Wallace.”
- “The Wall Street protesters have no specific objections and no serious policy proposals in a country that is governed, as Abraham Lincoln put it, ‘by the people.’ They protest because they enjoy creating mayhem, not because the law is being ignored or their rights violated without penalty by government officials. They are not in the tradition of the tea partiers, much less our Founding Fathers. They are not in the tradition of the civil rights movement or Operation Rescue. They are in the tradition of Shays’ Rebellion, the Weathermen and Charles Manson.”