Puppet Drones, Star-Spangled Anonymouses: #Occupy at the DNC

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Sept. 4 2012 11:54 AM

Puppet Drones, Star-Spangled Anonymouses: #Occupy at the DNC

CHARLOTTE -- The #Occupy presence in this city is only a little stronger than the presence in Tampa. This is to say: It's the weakest you've seen at any Democratic convention since maybe 1996. Sunday's big show of strength was colorful, at least.

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Guy Fawkes, made up patriotically.

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The movement's banner.

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From "Stop Patriarchy."

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A drone puppet, of course.

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The Vermin Supreme movement builds. (See the "ponies" sign.)

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And the police deal with it.

David Weigel is a Slate political reporter. You can reach him at daveweigel@gmail.com, or tweet at him @daveweigel.