|'Obama Worse than Bush' Protesters Strike Charlotte|
|by Tom McGregor||Sun, Sep 2, 2012, 10:50 PM|
Demonstrators are swarming the streets of Charlotte, North Carolina during the Democratic National Convention, to complain that President Barack Obama is a much more dangerous neo-conservative than former President George W. Bush.
According to Politico, “the expectations of a large group of protestors has ground foot and vehicle traffic to a halt here, days before the Democratic convention is slated to kick off.”
In Charlotte’s Uptown district, where the Democratic Party’s convention is being held, numerous heavily trafficked streets are under shut down. Pedestrians on foot cannot cross the street for several blocks at a time.
As reported by Politico, “protestors were rallying against everything from President Barack Obama’s use of drones, to his record on human rights, which one sprinter pegged as ‘far worse that George W. Bush’s, and that’s hard.’ Also marching down Charlotte’s streets were Occupy Charlotte protestors, who oppose what they see as large financial institution’s influence over the government and economy. One sign read, ‘Bail out People, Not Banks.’ Bank of America is headquartered in Charlotte.”
Richard Koritz, member of the executive board of the North Carolina Association of Letter Carriers, is quoted as saying that, “the Democratic Party is a dead end for postal workers.”
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