And, no, they're not the liberal progressive version of the Tea Party.....for starters, no hatred of immigrants, no disdain of the poor, no Bibles, no dogmatic interpretation of the Constitution, and no guns!
And, yes, Virginia, there is a chance that the pilgrims of the "Occupy Wall Street" movement may become a political force in the coming presidential election.....
For me, the important thing right now is that they are expressing righteous outrage about the financial and political stranglehold that "the 1%" are using in our government and in our society, with no obvious intention to do good in ways that benefit all of us.
Here's a thoughtful commentary from The Economist:
We are the 99% - Straining for the populist mandate
And more from The Washington Post:
Occupy Wall Street protests reveal liberal tensions
And more from The Slate.com:
Tea Party Takes Aim at Occupy Wall Street