Ok, so I’m not a big public politics guy and don’t try to use CarFreeBrad.com for any type of platform(except the whole CarFree thing of course) so don’t take this as political statement. It’s just another observation in a long line of observations.
As a rather simple man, I’ve enjoyed watching the whole “occupy” movement evolve because I’m just as pissed about “stuff” as the protesters. There has to be some serious frustration on the part of the people when this many people show up in NYC, Boston, etc to protest and there isn’t even a defined party line. Ask 100 people what they are against and you’ll get 85 different answers. But the level of frustration and disgust is palpable and that can’t be denied.
I plan on trying to cruise by the “occupy Worcester” protest on my way from work to WPI this afternoon(assuming the train’s on time) to get a firsthand look but I’m pretty sure I don’t get it. Why “occupy” Worcester? It doesn’t seem to be able to have much effect. Maybe I’m new in town and don’t know the intricacies of the city yet(both are true) but is there a major financial center or “machine” in play down at Worcester Common? More importantly, is that what “occupy Worcester” is against?
These are serious questions, because I really don’t know and feel like I should figure it out. If I can figure it out, I can tell if CarFreeBrad should support it. It seems like something CarFreeBrad would/should support but we’ll see.