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Occupy Wall Street protests entering its second month now.
And Democrats -- coming out in support of the demonstrators including President Obama dog -- and says that is a mistake quote from his article in the journal today.
President Obama the democratic leadership bomb making a critical -- and embracing the off -- Wall Street movement and it may cost them the 2012.
Election -- -- -- obviously -- a strong stuff yes indeed Stewart so you've polled the people we do you you know what they stand for what -- they believe.
There are far left Stewart a third believe in violence.
All -- and believe in Civil Disobedience.
And they believe in radical redistribution.
That's not how you get elected in America Philip believe in violence yes sir really there and they all want to redistribute wealth of a very strong proportional rise if you -- take it off this -- give it about right and that's not America I'm a Democrat I'm a moderate Democrat.
But you can't support moderate democratic policies if you alienate swing voters and that's what the Wall Street protesters are doing that the president says the -- the Wall Street vote of people are just demonstrating a legitimate frustration.
At the banks and a Wall Street because they happens paid back bad debt having been bailed out I mean that's what his approaches right.
It and it's one thing to talk about.
Legitimate frustration I share that frustration but to -- -- embrace a protest movement that could get violent that believes in policies that are inimical I think.
Two American and Democratic Party interest is a whole different kettle of fish you think it'll cost -- -- the election -- well Stuart I'm old enough to remember the 1970.
Election campaign and I spent a good deal of time in your country.
Writing about protests in Britain and the immigration movements -- I can tell you that there was a backlash.
In the heat in this country in 1970 in -- sixty agents -- -- to which -- most 1970 mid -- election other than us now.
A mid term elections -- I'm not at -- -- -- asset -- basically what happened is Democrats -- associate with anti war protesters and democratically elected officials had to say you know what.
I'm not part of the protest movement on the patriotic American and they put American flag pins in their -- -- to demonstrate the patriots.
I did remember that casino.
This is when this is just -- things I found that your article and it would if it occurs to me do you think it's possible that that those who are controlled Democratic Party today are perhaps people who were students then are somewhat nostalgic or.
Incorrectly remembering what happened back then thinking this was that you know a great movement -- American rates are fixed Steve there's certainly something.
To that bottom line the people around President Obama like David Axelrod are dedicated committed.
People were on the left.
And a really empathetic to a movement that I think.
Will retarded that kind of progress I believe is so important time.
Doug -- that was a very interesting article is that it explains this well thank you very much -- will -- -- -- comment on what -- meant to say in the flagship journal that had double -- -- thanks very much active.
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