James Taranto’s favorite recurring Best of the Web category seems particularly apropos today:
- “’Excrement, urine, vomit and tampons’ mark new site of Occupy SF.”
- “John Tuttle works a few blocks away from the park and said some protesters’ behavior has become a health hazard,” according to CBS News. “‘I saw a gentleman who was actually using Tupperware containers to urinate in,’ Tuttle said. ‘He actually was dumping it in the street.'”
- “50 pound slab of blue ice falls off Air Force One narrowly missing ‘Occupy Las Vegas’ protesters.”
- “Bette Midler Offers To Send Porta-Potties to Occupy Wall Street Protests.”
One woman who was recruited from a homeless shelter to protest and then canvass as part of a campaign ostensibly aimed at home foreclosures told Fox, “I get the money and then the money is being used for Occupy Wall Street—to pay for all of it, for supplies, food, transportation, salaries, for everything … all that money is going to pay for the protests downtown and that’s just messed up. It’s just wrong.” So in case you were wondering how they can afford the new Port-a-Potties, there you go. The bad news: Per Fox’s sources, unwitting people are being duped into chipping in under false pretenses. The good news: The era of Tupperware containers filled with urine might soon, mercifully, be over.
Ahh, from tiny ACORNs, massive quantities of effluvium do grow.