The media is having a field day portraying the Occupy Wall Street protesters as a bunch of "dirty hippies."
It's the conservative news outlet's counterbalance to the geriatric senior citizen depiction of the Tea Party Patriots. So which group is speaking the true voice of Americans? According to the Tea Party's website, Occupy Wall Street is no Tea Party; these Burning Man-ers want to end capitalism with their Socialist Nirvana:
Tea party rallies have always been safe and clean. Unlike in New York, we can find no reports of tea partiers being arrested, individually or en masse, at the thousands of tea parties across the country with millions of attendees that have taken place for years now. They are not lawbreakers, they don't hate the police, they don't even litter. A quick glance at the TV reveals the sharp contrast posed by the Wall Street occupiers.
Yet the Leftist media cheers for a group of lawbreaking troublemakers who occupied a park in New York, blocked the Brooklyn Bridge, were arrested by the hundreds and treated law enforcement with disrespect and disdain all while trying to tear down the foundations of the greatest nation on earth.
I'm not sure if the media is actually cheering on the Occupy Wall Street protests. Journalists have found their version of the crazy long-haired, bearded '60s counterculture, by choosing to focus interviews on grungy looking protesters with dreadlocks who are beating drums. Mocking Occupy Wall Street has become a FOX News wet dream; they see the protesters as lazy unemployed people who don't want to work: all they have to do is take a shower and get a job. Here's Papa Bear O'Reilly's fair-and-balanced view:
Even the liberal of the media is portraying the Occupy Wall Street movement as a smelly, hacky-sack playing band of hippies waiting for the next bus to the Phish concert:
See, the video is funny because all these people featured are unemployed due to lack of job creation. But something to take note: if you are going to join the Occupy Wall Street movement, just be aware that the media is out there and represent your cause the best that you can to get the message across; don't urinate and have sex in public; as Sean Hannity would love to see you do.
Or, if you happen to see FOX News covering the protest, take a page from what happened in New York when Geraldo Rivera showed up with the Rupert Murdoch crew: