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Democrats are making a big mistake aligning themselves what they occupy Wall Street movement in hopes of boosting their party's chances.
In next year's presidential election we're joined now by Karl Rove the former deputy chief of staff to President Bush they offer -- Courage and consequence.
My life as a conservative in the fight -- good to have you here.
Let's start -- these these demonstration.
It's still unclear.
Ambiguous and message.
But emphatic in -- phone you think the Democrats including.
That chair of the Democratic National Committee.
Saying that the Democrats should align themselves -- of the congressional campaign committee saying a factor.
A 100000 Democrats -- align themselves immediately with occupy.
Yeah the president has made positive comments about the vice president said you like to Tea Party.
Former speaker Nancy Pelosi set -- but god bless them for their spontaneity.
There's a mistake for the Democrats to align themselves with this increasingly -- and vacuous.
Amorphous anti capitalist group of you know I mean this this this this is a very.
Odd mix of people everybody from and our -- to socialists from.
You know from anti semites to -- -- Shiites.
I mean what we're seeing on the television of these people is not particularly the kind of -- this can end here the president to the kind of voters and He needs to win back independent swing voters.
Business oriented Democrats even culturally conservative blue collar voters.
All of these groups are gonna be put off by this sort of you know nutty cookie mess that we see going on in.
New York City and now and communities around the country.
And organized labor big labor.
Other service employees union AF LC.
Teachers unions -- adhering to.
This occupy Wall Street group.
-- a risky proposition indeed as well for them.
Yeah and look I'm not certain how much but the groups like the labor unions in the Democratic Party wanna go on an -- have an expanded relationship will occupy Wall Street.
But occupied Wall Street may not even want to -- up for a date.
A -- my column today for example in the New York -- in the Wall Street Journal that in Atlanta of the protesters refused to allow civil rights icon and congressman John Lewis.
To address -- gathering and ended.
And look what you've got a group that is as more this is this were payable don't seem to really know what they're for -- -- against a lot of things including our capitalistic system.
Then the yelled that that's a recipe for a -- for a takeover by extreme elements who know what they want and when you see the pictures of these.
Rallies and marches you see signs represented some very odd and extreme left wing fringe groups who are smaller number -- well organized and Carl.
To your point that the idea that this this group of folks.
Could indulge in anti semitism.
Group of these folks.
The defecation and urination.
One of the city's parks.
Are without comment frankly extensively.
Frankly even narrowly in the national liberal media.
Is in the Islamic.
What let's share with the audience here tonight are one example of anti semitism with in the the occupy Wall Street demonstrations.
Here in New York City.
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There bread and drop in America and there appears to me the kind of big.
Your reaction Carl.
Well look at.
This is a group of knots I mean in a New York magazine.
A poll of -- found that 34% of them felt there was no moral equipment there was no moral difference between the United States of America.
And al-Qaeda and yet we've got the example President Obama in the White House in the east troop.
Praise and we've got the vice president United States and -- just like the Tea Party well in the Tea Party filed for permits for there.
For their rallies and picked up their trash afterwards this group is can't daddy legally in a city park.
And and started off by blockade in the Brooklyn Bridge spurring the arrest of hundreds I mean.
This is that this is a this is a mob and an it is it is a political mistake for the Democratic Party leadership to try and you know sort of wrapped our arms around him and and and and try and -- and energy and passion out of that out of this group's activities.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg taking some steps to withdraw his rather warm welcome to the group.
At least tomorrow.
We'll see what happens to the -- Wall Street demonstrators say they will not --