Mayor Bloomberg Discusses Keeping Occupy Wall Street In Line

Mayor Bloomberg told the Observer this morning that criminal activity at Occupy Wall Street is a “very high priority” and said he’s disturbed by reports protesters aren’t telling the police about crimes in Zuccotti Park. The Mayor also reaffirmed the demonstrator’s right to stay in the park because “there’s no ‘but’ when it comes to the right to express yourself.”

Though he supports the right to protest, Mayor Bloomberg cautioned that it can’t come at the “expense of others” and suggested a different strategy for Occupy Wall Street. “My personal view is, why dont you get out there and try to do something about the things that you dont like … rather than just yell and scream,” Mayor Bloomberg said.  Read More