One Fox News analyst says that he may one day nostalgically look back on the Occupy protest movement, comparing them to hobos, tramps, bums and yippies.
On Tuesday, activists declared their intention to ‘Occupy the Caucus’ in Iowa by protesting at the campaign offices of Democratic President Barack Obama and most of the Republican contenders.
“The circus has come to town,” Fox News analyst Peter Johnson Jr. told Fox & Friends host Steve Doocy on Wednesday. “Perhaps this is cultural occasion in America. We’ve had hobos, we’ve had tramps, we’ve had bums, we’ve had hippies, we’ve had yippies. Perhaps we’ll look back on this in a nostalgic way and say, ‘Isn’t this wonderful. All these misguided people with nothing to do in January, they showed up in Iowa, they didn’t make a difference, they got a lot of attention. It was wonderful.'”
“You know they’ve sworn, they took a pledge — just like the hobo pledge at the end of the 19th century — that they’re not going to do drugs, they’re not going to do alcohol and they’re not going to carry weapons. So that is a very important step forward for the Occupy movement and we should be very grateful,” he added.
Johnson suggested that the “heckling class” of protesters would be better served by returning to New York and organizing a parade for the soldiers coming home from Iraq.
“Frankly, I’d rather not talk about them any more after this,” he concluded. “Let’s have a parade, not a circus.”
Watch this video from Fox News’ Fox & Friends, broadcast Dec. 28, 2011.
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Speaking at a White House meeting on Friday about small business and regulation, Trump went on one of his trademark riffs, touching on a number of subjects with the clarity of a muddy puddle. He seemed to be referring to a series of complaints that have been raised over the years about various consumer product regulations (a favorite topic of Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky) but without making a coherent point about any of them.
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