Chicago was the scene of more than one protest this weekend. Not only did the Occupy Wall St. folks deliver a Windy City edition, but protesters also gathered for the Midwest Anti-War Mobilization rally (they eventually joined up together). Blogger Repel Pundit caught up with one alleged protester to get her views on what was really going on and even her thoughts on the flag. It was a jovial, yet candid, interview.
What do I mean? Well, when asked if she thought this was a "patriotic march," the girl answered, "I don't-- I mean, I don't think we know what we're doing enough for it to be technically patriotic. (Laughs.) I mean, come on, this is like crazy liberals, I don't even know what's going on."
That certainly fits into the popular criticism that recent protests are disorganized, and that many of the protesters are struggling to unite around a message.
She had more, though. After saying she thought the American flag represented "nastiness," Rebel Pundit asked when that change occurred. "I do not know enough about American history to be able to give you that answer."
All right then. Here's to hoping the simple explanation is that she's Canadian: