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Bill Maher praises ‘Occupy Wall Street’ for being militantly vague

By Eric W. Dolan
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 23:43 EDT
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Comedian Bill Maher said Tuesday night on MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show that the “Occupy Wall Street” movement could be “the wind at the back” of Barack Obama and other Democrats, who tend to lapse into “centrism.”

“And this could be it,” he said. “So what that there message is a little vague? I kind of like it that they’re sort of militantly vague at this point, because they are in a lot of ways the opposite of the tea party movement.”

“Although that is sort of weird also, because the tea party movement, lets remember, started out protesting some of the same things. Remember the bailouts and the banks, they didn’t like the big banks. It just shows how easily the people in the tea party can be herded to something else.”

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Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan has served as an editor for Raw Story since August 2010, and is based out of Sacramento, California. He grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and received a Bachelor of Science from Bradley University. Eric is also the publisher and editor of PsyPost. You can follow him on Twitter @ewdolan.
 
 
 
 
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