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Editor admits to ‘infiltrating’ D.C. protest to undermine ‘Occupy’ movement

An assistant editor for the conservative magazine The American Spectator admitted in print Saturday to infiltrating an antiwar protest in Washington, D.C. in hopes of undermining the “Occupy” movement. Patrick Howley — “for journalistic purposes” — was one of the antiwar protesters who clashed with security staff at The Smithsonian’s…

‘Occupy DC’ protesters clash with guards at Smithsonian

Protesters clashed with security staff when they tried to enter a museum in Washington on Saturday, prompting one guard to use pepper spray and leading to at least one arrest, a spokeswoman said. The incident occurred at The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum around 3:15 pm (1915 GMT), after…