Worked up into a rage that is paused only for lattes.
This photo, part of a series posted by Reuters, cracks me up.
Firstly, based on the green hats and carefully-printed signs, we can pretty easily point out that this is a totally astroturfed event. The crowd, gathered together via mailing lists, pretends to be a spontaneous outpouring of American opinion. Of course, the fact that it's led by none other than the incredibly cheerful Richard Trumka tells us exactly what we already knew: Unions. The "civic" organizations that are one hundred percent tax-free money laundering operations for leftist causes all over the country, synonymous as always with aritificial protest.
More importantly, I'd like to point out that this is one of the whitest crowds I've seen in a while. So lilly-white, even, that I'd almost suspect that we're looking at the inside of a Bloomingdale's or something. For a group that constantly bleats about how diversity is our strength, one would have thought that they'd put just a little bit bit more effort into actually, you know, being diverse.
But then again, it's the message that matters when Leftists start doing things, so little things like "actually practicing what they preach" should be overlooked, as always.
Demonstrators outside the White House chant during a rally to protest British Petroleum (BP) and the US Chamber of Commerce calling for Americans to "Take Action on Tax Day to Make Big Polluters Pay" in Washington, DC, April 18, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
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