That’s why you pepper spray and shoot the 99%, I suppose.
I can see their confusion. Does she want the protesters “taken out” or not?
Apparently the Oakland police only know one way to keep people out of an area, and it involves “rioting, violence and destruction of property.”
Be careful out there, Occupiers. Don’t forget your gas masks and
Maalox. It’s hard to know whether the police statement signals an intent to stand down or to stand up and then blame the mayor. I’d probably bet on the latter.
....but hey, do what you want....you will anyway.