Below is the video we produced from the Chicago New Way Forward rally (Saturday April 11, 2009). The most outrageous quote comes near the end when a protest leader says “The typical American is not a good citizen”
Pics and other coverage available in our previous post: Tens Of Protesters Rally For Bank Nationalization In Chicago – A New Way Forward!
(:35) A protest organizer announces that it is not just banks that are too big to fail. Other large companies should be nationalized too.
(1:25) A protest leader chants “If they are too big to fail then send them to jail!” Crowd dutifully repeats.
(2:18) One attendee thinks President Obama is too centrist and that he needs to talk more explicitly about nationalization.
(3:00) We ask if anyone is planning on attending the Tea Party protest. They shout back “No!”
(3:48) A protest organizer proclaims that if you do not like the term “nationalize”, you can use “receivership”.
(4:05) A protest leader says ‘Republicans are brainwashed’
(4:50) Auto dealers are predatory lenders
(6:10) A protest leader says “The typical American is not a good citizen”