Pathetic: Occupy DC “Creates a Vibrant Brand of Urbanism”

Posted by on Nov 10, 2011 at 1:26 pm

Tea partiers = raucous mobs. Raucous mobs = vibrant brand of urbanism, whatever the hell that is.

Whether the Occupy movement, which has taken over parks in cities across the country, fizzles or grows, whether it has resonance and can translate its message into concrete change, are political questions. But looked at solely as an aesthetic and cultural phenomenon, it has deep roots in ideas with established pedigrees in the world of art and architecture. Its anti-consumerist ethos, its impatience with the media and its love of theatrical intervention in city life make it a direct heir of the Situationists, a radical European avant-garde collective begun in the late 1950s with ideas that remain influential today.

One Response to “Pathetic: Occupy DC “Creates a Vibrant Brand of Urbanism””

  1. Aarradin on 10/10/11 at 10:13 pm

    Watching the media shill for Obama was nauseating. But being in the tank for the Occumob? Really? Truly pathetic.

    How can anyone that’s paying attention ever believe anything coming out of the MSM ever again?

    They are no longer ‘journalists’ or ‘reporters’, they are merely propagandists for socialist tyranny.