…but the New York Times appears to be missing the point entirely:
Occupy Wall Street protesters have touched a nerve with their slogan, “We are the 99 percent.” It has focused attention on the ground gained by the rich even as a brutal economy has pushed the typical American family backward. Economic inequality may or may not become a central issue in the presidential race, but the candidates have at least one reason to hope it does not.
A look at the finances of those vying for the presidency shows that almost all of them rank at the very top of the country’s earners. In other words, they are the 1 percent.
- Herman Cain: Occupy Wall Street Protesters Should ‘Go Home And Get A Job And A Life’ (kaystreet.wordpress.com)
- New Target for ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Critics: Media (americanpeoplesplatformblog.com)
- Cain Tells Protesters To ‘Go Home And Get A Job And A Life’ (huffingtonpost.com)
- City Room: #OccupyWallSt Roundup, Day 42 (cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com)
- Occupy Wall Street: A Movement on the Move (theindustrycosign.wordpress.com)