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Here’s the guy who hit the Occupy DC protesters with their car.

Coverage from Boingboing.net showing the edits to the original story by Associate Editor Patrick Howley, who admits to posing as a protester in order to incite behavior would would discredit the peaceful protest and which would lead to arrests.

Any lawyers out there - does his conduct meet the standards for civil or criminal behavior? Does his article constitute an admission that he engaged in conduct which could be, at the very least, creating a disturbance - and at worst, designed to lead others into a situation where they would be arrested?

On the bright side, this sort of tactic on the part of the conservatives (and the conservative media, no less) seems to validate the Occupy Wall Street movement. If the protest did not pose a valid threat, then it wouldn’t be worth undermining …

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1)”#OccupyKStreet (#OccupyDC) demonstrators protest outside the U.S. Department of the Treasury in Washington October 29, 2011, calling on the wealthiest 1 percent”

2)”Occupy K Street demonstrators protest outside the Bank of America building on a street in Washington October 29, 2011, calling on the wealthiest 1 percent, including Wall Street speculators, hedge fund managers and bankers to pay their fair share”

3) Occupy K Street (OccupyDC) demonstrator outside BOA with signage on atm.

4)”Occupy K Street demonstrators protest outside the White House in Washington October 29, 2011”

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