Occupy Activists Protest Outside Obama Campaign HQ During DNC
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CHICAGO (CBS) – About 50 protestors chanted as 10 black coffins were placed on the sidewalk outside of President Barack Obama’s campaign headquarters at Prudential Plaza on Tuesday, each with the words “Hope” and “Change” on the top.
The protest coincided with the first day of the Democratic National convention in Charlotte.
Protester Bunny Lee said she was there to protest the president’s policies about unmanned drone attacks.
She said the Occupy movement is still alive and well.
“Occupy everything is still out there and going. We may be smaller and quieter, but we’re still out there fighting for the 99%”
Many also expressed frustration over the two-party political system on display this month at the Republican and Democratic conventions.
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