Occupiers Down The Block From Obama HQ: What Do They Think About Obama? (VIDEO) | Talking Points Memo

CHICAGO, IL — At Congress Plaza, just a few blocks down Michigan Avenue from the sparkling headquarters of President Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign, the General Assembly of Occupy Chicago huddle on a chilly, wet, October night to go over the mundane business of running their movement. An organizer reminds the crowd to keep drugs, alcohol, and vulgar language away from the movement, carrying an adorable puppy whose owner was arrested for public drinking to bring home the point. A man offers service as a professional mediator for intra-protest disputes. There’s talk of a protest at an Eric Cantor speech at Northwestern that week.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://talkingpointsmemo.com/?p=105119