Posted by Larry Doyle on October 18th, 2011 5:11 PM |
Should the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street try to join forces under the auspices that they have much more in common from a macro standpoint than what may differentiate them from a micro standpoint?
I would love to see these movements join together. I think a merger of these forces could lead to the third party our country so badly needs.
Comments left on my post yesterday, Let’s Merge the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street, covered a wide scope of thoughts and opinions. I appreciated the range of views and personal experience with OWS shared by readers. I understand that a merged entity would certainly not fit easily into any sort of politically defined group as we have come to expect.
Isn’t that the point? Haven’t we allowed ourselves to be defined by the media and the political establishment? Isn’t it time that those who aspire for an unfiltered access to the truth turn the tables on the power bases in Washington, New York, and elsewhere? (more…)