Protesters causing it. TOTALLY COUNTERPRODUCTIVE. The system as built and which people currently have to use to survive: roads for vehicular traffic. The only people who have a positive reaction to your protests: the lucky who don't have to get anywhere.

    These people illegally shut down the two main arteries to Manhattan:


    This morning climate activists shut down the FDR for 2 hours and the Westside Highway. Climate action needs to happen now. @XR_NYC #ClimateEmergency #ClimateAction #ClimateStrike #ClimateCrisis #nycprotest #WakeUp @protest_nyc

    — Megan (@mwatsonnyc) October 25, 2021


    These people should know better; they no doubt had a permit which they got by the permit givers knowing it would be counterproductive:


    'We will not comply!': NYC workers protest vax mandate with march across Brooklyn Bridge

    — New York Post (@nypost) October 25, 2021



    NOW - Large protest against vaccine mandates in New York

    — (@disclosetv) October 25, 2021



    compare this very serious protest by those with immediate terrible problems, to the above silly people:

    The cabbies won what they wanted!:

    Amen! But both protesters and lefty commenter. Same as BLM brats from Brooklyn!

    This is alienating to people, not endearing or persuasive.

    — Conor Friedersdorf (@conor64) October 25, 2021


    More counter-productivity:

    It's definitely "cancel culture", i.e. don't invite Sinema to your wedding, expel her from society, make her a pariah

    Well gosh darn,I am so impressed; that should really convince the Senator, doncha think!? Surely he's gonna make a 180 turn now!

    Reason #2 Manchin shouldn’t own a car

    — Marjorie Gaylor Queen (@Tim_Tweeted) November 4, 2021

    Such great P.R., too, winning friends and influencing people!

    Activists swarm Joe Manchin's Maserati as he tries to leave parking garage

    — New York Post (@nypost) November 4, 2021

    James Fallows, media vs ppl

    Also example how to judge Biden (fairly and accurately)

    this meme never even entered my mind until now -

    hat tip: Yglesias retweet

    Is that Gwyneth Paltrow? did it give us Gwyneth Paltrow? Now that's apocalyptic.

    BTW - if they're already on the San Francisco Bridge, what's to keep them from leaping off?
    Need to build an access ramp?

    doh, anarchy is anarchizing

    Note likes so far: 46,800; retweets: 12,500.

    .^ note the large # of approving replies on GD1964's original tweet

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