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


  1. dumok says:

    So in other words, he wants us to find jobs that are currently not avilable?
    I am a freelance professional, who IS working to change my own economic situation and i still support OWS. People like Bloomberg are Unable to sympathize with people because they come from money, and never had to work hard a day in his life. He is an Illegal mayor talking about things he will never understand nor care about.