Ross Douthat quotes reliable sources in his interesting Op-Ed for the New York Times on Occupy Wall Street. Thanks for the shoutout, Ross!
The O.W.S. protesters, on the other hand, haven’t even settled on concrete political objectives. As two of the movement’s more perceptive conservative critics — Matt Continetti in The Weekly Standard and James Panero in The New Criterion — have said, many protesters seemed more interested in founding a kind of Paris Commune or Oneida Community in Zuccotti Park than in actually participating in public-policy debates.
From "The Decadent Left."