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Bag’s Take-Away:One of the key images rising to the surface from “Eviction Tuesday.” You can’t arrest an idea, but you can try.
(photo: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters. caption: A police officer pointed a weapon at demonstrators in a tree as officers dismantled an Occupy Los Angeles encampment outside City Hall Wednesday. Police arrested about 200 people)
Bag’s Take-Away:Graffiti rockstar adds symbolic firepower — and signs of warning for Obama — at #OccupyLA. But then, was the spray paint wasted? Perhaps the Administration, having done the math, has already decided they can still win if the left stays home.
(photo: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters caption: A U.S. flag pieced together with graffiti signs designed by street artist Saber is displayed at the Occupy LA protest camp in Los Angeles, California October 9, 2011. The Occupy Wall Street movement that began in New York last month with a few people has expanded to protests across the country with marches and camps taking shape from Tampa, Florida to Portland, Oregon, and Los Angeles to Philadelphia. Protesters’ messages range from anti-corporate sentiments to frustration with the financial system and politicians.