Cognitive Dissonance

"Democracy! Bah! When I hear that I reach for my feather boa!" - Allen Ginsberg

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Who gave you the right to occupy America? Nobody! You wanna keep jumping up and yelling that you’re the 99 percent? How presumptuous and arrogant can you think you are?!

Karl Rove, to Occupy Baltimore protesters on Nov. 15th at Johns Hopkins University

ThinkProgress has the scoop:

Last night, former Bush official Karl Rove appeared at Johns Hopkins University to speak as a part of the annual Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium. Rove soon discovered that he wasn’t going to deliver his right-wing rhetoric unopposed, as a cry of “Mic Check!” rang out among the audience.

"Karl Rove is the architect of Occupy Iraq, the architect of Occupy Afghanistan!" yelled the demonstrators.

Well, they’re right. He is a major reason why we are still in Afghanistan and Iraq…

And Karl, for future reference, here’s what gives us the right to Occupy America:

You might have heard of it before. But I doubt it.

(Source: cognitivedissonance)

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