We Are A Peaceful Protest!

We Are A Peaceful Protest!

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Abby Zimet

Last night's two-handed beating of protesters with a baton by a NYPD white-shirt - ie: supervisor - was violent enough that YouTube now warns the video "may contain inappropriate content." Lest we forget, this was the police. The drama escalates when protesters react by determinedly, collectively yelling "Remain calm!" and "This is a peaceful protest!" The Guardian has more, including Jon Stewart on who's "patriotic" and who isn't.

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