Occupy Boston: First They Came for the Sink...

Abby Zimet

Several dozen stalwart police officers raided Occupy Boston, now apparently the country's largest and longest surviving occupation, and arrested a sink. Really. Responding to sanitation concerns cited by the city, protesters had brought it in to...ummm....wash with. The daring raid raises a number of questions, including: 1. What did it cost? 2. Did police know health officials had approved it? 3. WTF? Now everyone is having a fine time with the new Sinkgate meme.

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