History repeats. Liberals mobilized against the Tea Party by showing up with video cameras and trying to prove that the nascent movement was littered with dupes and dopes. Conservatives are returning the favor. Chicago-based MarathonPundit filmed and posted an interview with a Chicago Occupier who claimed he was being paid to show up.
This follows on a story Glenn Beck's TheBlaze.com just ran, spotlighting two CraigsList ads from the Working Families Party, a proud left-wing force in New York, advertizing for #OWS organizers. And that follows on WeAreThe53%, a Tumblr of testimonials that parodies the WeAreThe99% Tumblr set up and populated by Occupiers and their fellow thinkers.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Ebola Story
How our minds build narratives out of disaster.
The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola
PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer
The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics
A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers
Welcome to 13th Grade!
Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.
The Actual World
“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.