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October 09, 2011

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MA Dems Hold Leftist Occupiers and Tea Party To Different Standards

Guess which group had to pull permits, pay for electricity, etc. to hold a rally in Boston - "Occupy Boston" or the Greater Boston Tea Party. It's a tough one, I know. Take your time.

Organizers of the Occupy Boston tent city in Dewey Square have never sought nor received any permits from the state, the city or the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, which controls the property.

I'm sure the Democrats that control the state and city just waive these requirements all the time. You know, I bet they even do it for groups that don't agree with their worldview.

Christen Varley, spokeswoman for the Greater Boston Tea Party, said she’s “miffed” by the laissez-faire attitude of city and state officials. The Greenway has provided electricity to the protesters, while other groups, such as the Tea Party, have to pay for power at events, she said.

Yeah. Not so much.

Just another example of how Democrats own this movement lock, stock and barrel.

Update: See here for the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy's procedures for holding an event on the Greenway. You can jump through all those hoops or, you know, just show up.


Related: ReasonTV puts the hippies some f'n knowledge.

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