They say imitation is the highest form of flattery. If that is the case, Glenn Beck should be quite flattered by this news.
leaders, liberal religious leaders and the NAACP will hold a rally on the National Mall on October 2, one month before the fall midterm elections, in an attempt to show they too have political clout and momentum in response to last Saturday’s massive gathering of Tea Party types led by Fox News host Glenn Beck.
Besides the NAACP, the Oct. 2 rally will be supported and organized by other labor organizations such as the SEIU and the American Federation of Teachers.[…]
“As people of all faiths, backgrounds, beliefs, orientations and heritages, we must move this country forward beyond divisiveness and hate, to rebuild and reclaim our destiny,” Wallis said in a press release put out by the group formed to promote the rally, One Nation Working Together.
Clearly something about Beck’s rally struck a nerve on the left. Otherwise why do they feel the need to mimic the event? The fact that this event will be organized by unions and leftist organizations rather than one man saying “please join me”, is pretty telling. It says that there is no one person on the left with enough influence to get 300,000 people to come on their own accord.
No matter how many people show up to this copycat event, I fully expect the media to treat it like the entire world attended. I also expect the media to drone on about how much more diversity there is at the event, no matter what the ratio of black to white will be.
In the end, the left will get to “feel” good about their selves, but as far as the event switching the mood of the country towards leftist policies, nothing will change.
Via: The Daily Caller