Given the corruption that crashed the American economy (again), and the  current administration’s unwillingness to seriously address class issues  or corporate greed, it’s hard to find fault with Occupy Wall Street.
Not everyone who agrees with the protestors’ principles is impressed, however. In an essay posted on Ted Rall’s website  on September 26, the political cartoonist, commentator, and author says  that “for me and other older, jaded veterans of leftist struggle,  [Occupy Wall Street’s] failure was a foregone conclusion”—and that “yet  another opportunity to agitate for real change was being wasted by  well-meant wankers.”
This is not to say Rall doesn’t believe in the cause. The author of Wake Up, You’re Liberal!: How We Can Take America Back from the Right,  acknowledges in the first sentence of his critique that Occupy Wall  Street “is and was important.” If only because it represents the first  major repudiation of the Obama administration by the American left. But,  he argues, good intentions are not enough, especially when the stakes  are so high.
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Given the corruption that crashed the American economy (again), and the current administration’s unwillingness to seriously address class issues or corporate greed, it’s hard to find fault with Occupy Wall Street.

Not everyone who agrees with the protestors’ principles is impressed, however. In an essay posted on Ted Rall’s website on September 26, the political cartoonist, commentator, and author says that “for me and other older, jaded veterans of leftist struggle, [Occupy Wall Street’s] failure was a foregone conclusion”—and that “yet another opportunity to agitate for real change was being wasted by well-meant wankers.”

This is not to say Rall doesn’t believe in the cause. The author of Wake Up, You’re Liberal!: How We Can Take America Back from the Right, acknowledges in the first sentence of his critique that Occupy Wall Street “is and was important.” If only because it represents the first major repudiation of the Obama administration by the American left. But, he argues, good intentions are not enough, especially when the stakes are so high.

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