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‘John Lewis is Not Better Than Anyone!’ Occupy Atlanta Refuses to Allow Civil Rights Icon to Speak at Protest

It is becoming less and less clear who, or what, the string of "occupy" protesters really represent.

At an Occupy Atlanta event Friday night, the cult-like group of demonstrators refused to allow U.S. Congressman and Civil Rights Icon John Lewis to speak to the crowd.

The mob dictatorship chose to not give the Congressman the time of day because allowing him to speak was not supported by a consensus.  At 8:35 of this video from ConservARTive.com covering the disturbing quorum, the mob silences several crowd members attempting to apoligize to Rep. Lewis:

A CBS Atlanta report from the protest showed that a portion of the demonstrators were protesting specific examples of under regulation of the financial sector, but others just came down to protest general political frustrations such as discontent towards the treatment of animals, or the inability to personally identify with either party.

While Rep. Lewis told CBS Atlanta he was not angry over the group's decision and still supports them, some who came to attend the Occupy Atlanta event are now disassociating themselves from the splintered movement.

"I am angry because this is not what democracy is all about," said Michelle Williams to CBS Atlanta. Williams had came to support the movement but left in disgust after seeing the treatment of Rep. Lewis.

"This is Marxist more Stalin like. Your movement, you're just riff-raff. You're an organized mob."

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