I was gonna write this article, but Glenn kinda beat me to it.
“I’m beginning to wonder whether the right to assemble is effectively dead in the US. No one who is a wage slave (which is the overwhelming majority of the population) can afford to have an arrest record, even a misdemeanor, in this age of short job tenures and rising use of background checks.”
via What’s behind the scorn for the Wall Street protests? – Wall Street – Salon.com.