99 Percenter Rebukes Corporate Fronts Like FreedomWorks, But Welcomes Regular Tea Party PeopleQuicklink submitted by Amanda Lang Permalink
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|This week, the 99 Percent Movement arrived in Sacramento as crowds gathered in Cesar Chavez Park. Dubbed OccupySacramento, the rally swelled to several hundred in a scene reminiscent of recent events from as far as Orlando, Boston, and Wichita.
ThinkProgress spoke to several participants at the OccupySacramento rally. Mark Bradley, a local resident holding a sign condemning the Koch brothers and former Republican Majority Leader Dick Armey, explained that he joined the movement because of his concern about the influence of corporate money over government. He also invited rank-in-file Tea Party members to the OccupySacramento event, claiming that he's already been in conversations with a few. Bradley, however, said "corporate shills" like Armey's FreedomWorks are unwelcome:
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