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Why ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Doesn’t Compare

OWS's core beliefs are alien to the American idea By Mark Meckler, Jenny Beth Martin Two groups, one "Day of Action," vastly different results. According to the New York Times, more than 240 Occupy Wall Street protesters were arrested in New York City on November 17; some for felony assault. As New York Mayor Bloomberg said, "some protesters today have deliberately pursued violence," resulting in injuries to seven police officers officers. How did the Occupy Wall Street protestors pursue violence? One threw a "star-shaped glass object" at a police officer, cutting his hand so badly it required twenty stitches. Another protester threw a corros...