Police arrest dozens of OWS protestors at Zuccotti Park

All of 500 people protested on Wall Street yesterday afternoon and then moved to Zuccotti Park, site of the OWS encampment that police forced demonstrators to abandon last fall. When they didn't disperse, the police moved in and began arresting dozens of protestors. With temps in the 70's, is this all that the OWS crowd could muster to come out and protest? Not much of a mass movement if they can't attract, well, you know, a "mass." In a painfully long and boring account of the day, the New York Times turns the "not even close" 99% actions into a heroic stand against police brutality: By 11:30 p.m., as police officers massed on Broadway, a commander announced that the park was closed. Those inside shouted back that the park was obliged through an agreement with the city to remain open. The commander then announced that anyone who remained inside would be arrested and charged with trespassing. After clearing the park, police officers and private security guards began placing a...(Read Full Post)