Friday, November 18, 2011

you need to pay attention, dude!

A friend of James's was at our place last night: A good kid, about 22 years old and a college student, lives about an hour from the Twin Cities.

At some point Jerry came home, calling a small sign that said "We are the 99%".  He had just been to an Occupy protest with about 400 other people over by the University of Minnesota.

James's friend:  "What is that, 'We are the 99%'?"  He had never heard of the Occupy movement at all.

I blame the kid for not making himself being better informed, of course.  But I also blame the media for giving so little attention to the story that a college kid can exist at this moment and not even know it's going on.

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