Occupy: The Left or The 99%? by Robert Guard

by Robert Guard
Guest Writer
Dandelion Salad
previously published at http://occupiedtucsoncitizen.org, May 8, 2012
May 14, 2012

We are the 99%!

Image by Dandelion Salad via Flickr

We may not like what sometimes even more than half (or approaching half in other cases) of our fellow citizens believe on some particular issue, and we don’t have to support their views, but we can’t pretend they don’t really believe it; nor that we understand that issue better, and they would take our position if only we could educate them. That is, unless we don’t mind taking an implicitly arrogant posture towards our fellow citizens. And we should mind, if we’re to be worthy caretakers of the public square and the “99%”.

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