“Get the Banks” was heard shouted as the protesters converged in Boston. The police were in force, and arrested 24 people. Although the numbers were not like New York, the protest in front of Bank of America seem to be taken from the play book of Stephen Lerner and Van Jones.
The idea that protests in Egypt are the template for protests here is disturbing and wrong. The end result in Egypt is an unstable government, and people dying in the street. The rage is out there, and the “useful idiots” are in growing numbers.
Glenn Beck explains the protests and why the banks should not be held responsible.