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OWS: Obnoxious, White, and Spoiled

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They’re! Not! The 99%!
They’re! Not! The 99%!
They’re! Not! The 99%!
They’re! Not! The 99%!
[repeat over and over and over and over and over, preferably while hitting a bucket with a stick]


According to a new study from sociologists at the City University of New York, more than a third of activists in the Occupy movement in New York City had household incomes above $100,000, placing them at the cusp of the top quintile of income distribution in America. Researchers surveyed 729 people who participated in a May 1 rally last year and were involved in the “occupation” of Zuccotti Park in the fall of 2011, and found that they were more affluent, whiter, younger, much more highly educated, and more likely to be male than the average New Yorker.

That makes sense. Everybody knows the Republicans are the party of rich white males, so of course OWS was hey wait a minute.

It’s almost like an entire generation has been brought up to expect everything they want out of life to be handed to them without working for it, and after their first brush with reality, they threw a nationwide temper tantrum. It’s almost like they demonized in others the things they hated most about themselves.

OWS might actually be amusing, if not for all the rapes and riots and pushing old ladies down the stairs and whatnot. What a bunch of stupid, selfish children.

(Hat tip: Ace)

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Jim Treacher