Kink in exile

Notes from a kinky nomad

I want to see bankers arrested

…Can I just say I never expected to hear myself saying those words?  In 2011 I didn’t support Occupy, didn’t feel safe in the Occupy encampments, and was firmly of the opinion that “the 99% doesn’t accurately represent me.” Except I totally just said to someone, in a conversation about what a success case for change in America would look like, “I want to see bankers arrested.”  Hello Overton Window.  I wonder if the legacy of Occupy won’t be a simple shift of classically liberal leaning voters into classically radical positions – I can’t be alone in this, there’s nothing unique about me and my experience.

BTW, I was following the news out of Turkey, wondering what it would be like to see 40,000 people on the streets of America, and then I found this, and that made me rather sad.

Written by kinkinexile

June 2, 2013 at 10:34 pm

Posted in politics

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  1. You and me both.


    June 3, 2013 at 12:13 am

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