Saturday, November 21, 2009

Berkeley Back In The Headlines


UC Berkeley protest ends with 41 arrests


Way back in the 1960s, Berkeley was at the center of collegiate counterculture: it boasted a reputation for student activism and unrest. Fear not, boomerites! Berkeley is back, with a vengeance! Michelle Malkin posts a tell-all:

Tuition hikes and custodian layoffs were the latest excuse for a UC Berkeley campus tantrum.

The San Francisco Chronicle called the student takeover of Wheeler Hall an “occupation.”

In the old days, dyed-in-the-wool libs would practice civil disobedience and accept their punishment.

In the Age of No Consequences, Berkeley students demand that they be allowed to break rules, disrupt campus life, and create chaos without any repercussions:

Wait just a darned minute, Mrs. Malkin! That sounds like today's YOUTH in general. Breaking rules, being disruptive, creating chaos. Oh yeah, there are many many good kids. But there are a whole lot more than ever before of the unpleasant ornery variety. Somebody needs to come along and do some fixin' --- but WHO?

Ah, smash the state!!!! And bring back the days of OLD BERKELEY!!!

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