It is no surprise that a politician of Mr. Ehrlich's stripes would think along these lines, as his administration acted as a tribune for the Walton family.
Likewise it is no surprise that Mr. Ehrlich missed the ethical humanism at the core of Occupy. What would you expect from a man whose last gubernatorial campaign produced indictments for voter suppression?
Mr. Ehrlich was right on one count. Occupiers would like a more progressive income tax. Considering that the top rate was 91 percent throughout the 1950s and was still 70 percent in 1980, compared to
On Nov. 6, Mr. Ehrlich will learn that the spirit of the Occupy Movement, far from being dead and forgotten, has been absorbed into the larger body politic.