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From the Daily Show: A Revealing Mock Report On Children In Need “Class Divisions”

by | 18th, November 2011

THE  Daily Show ‘s report from Zuccotti Park before the Occupiers were kicked out shows how the camp had splintered into uptown elitists and downtown poor “.

As it dragged on, the movement was in danger of becoming the very thing it was fighting against “, reporter Samantha Bee, explains. We’re then treated to a tour of the park, with the iPad-armed college hipsters from Brooklyn on one end and the downwardly mobile with their drum circle on the other.

As one uptown camper describes the residents in the “ghetto section” in the most roundabout, PC way possible, Bee interrupts and asks: Is there a course in condescension that everybody is taking here?

It’s all very revealing because despite the Occupiers’ slogan “we are the 99%” many of them harbour a great deal of disdain for the masses. As the Occupy Wall Street website says , “The masses are incessantly encouraged, even conned, into consuming, even if it is beyond, or way beyond, their means.” That’s right the 99% have been hoodwinked, brainwashed,

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