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Continuing now to our top story the latest display of violence from occupy protesters in Chicago with dozens of arrests since yesterday.
Is it -- for President Obama to denounce these people with us now Juan Williams and Mary Katharine Ham.
Both of course Fox News analysts are right so -- at this press conference today the president was asked specifically about the violent acts.
But he was asked about the protest -- Chicago -- it doesn't nothing -- Chicago it was kind of a glib response.
But where where were now saying where employees can't going to buildings and police get stabbed in the -- I mean -- on.
-- obviously you have people who are advocates of violence -- -- anarchy is.
And who are threatening people intimidating people so that you can't do business that's not good you don't want a lot of the presidency and not -- -- what bill said earlier and I think what you're asking me is.
Why does the president announced Occupy Wall Street I don't know that these two are synonymous now I think there are lots of elements are lots of people who are involved -- occupy watching involved here but Occupy Wall Street I think.
Was -- really an expression of American discontent over the fact that they are it's.
You know Wall Street gets away with murder you know people even on the right didn't like TARP in the big bailouts for the Wall Street folks.
-- the Wall Street folks too big a long way from TARP -- -- and -- I think I think in fact there's a lot in common between the kind of anger we see from Tea Party and occupy -- with these folks in Chicago they're not.
Occupy Wall Street I think there and -- and they should be condemned -- the president should condemn.
Mary Mary Katherine hunt what do you make of this a look at I think this is this movement is kind of scattered -- is that there really nasty kind of black ops have black -- group.
And then there's that's -- people whether immigration activists they are having some rally in Crete Illinois today with 800 bad.
Detention facility was being debated and it seems like they're all over the place on on what they're.
Our goals are.
I think it's fair to say -- you know of Occupy Wall Street and the Americans are not together -- -- kissing cousins I think can be attributed to people of the last laugh these movements.
These movements when you when you protest the WH out -- all these kinds of things all these World Bank protests are people of the left and the fact is that the rules are different in public for reporters and the president.
If the president doesn't their right wing protest -- part of a lot and you have to take -- -- Every single off tiny infraction.
I'm talking about like you know writing with talk on a trash can he would have been asked about that incident -- these horrible few -- but these rules are just different for the left they're allowed me violent they're allowed to go into Civil Disobedience to the right simply.
Publicly is not allowed you reporters will not have it.
Mary Katherine how do you how can you say they're allowed to do it didn't you see the police that they are battling them putting themselves I'm saying I don't know -- it.
-- it's a lot of -- -- public perception.
I'm talking about public perception in public option -- to the media does not hammering them or.
The media does not hammer them -- they do not have to pay the same price and democratic politicians do not have to spend all their time denouncing those people.
When if it happened on the right -- single Republican in the country in every conservative including me would be asinine everybody -- act of violence.
Everybody is -- even the president you want out of his way to say that the Chicago police that a splendid job and I'm Martin had given that matters either under but I would just advise you to take a little bit of history lesson here Mary -- because if you go back in 1968 the behavior -- Chicago police when they were literally beating hands.
For people who were practicing free speech I think you might say hey you know what we do value free speech and we -- value the right to protest I think a lot.
-- -- -- what happened at the end on NAACP.
As they have to to -- ahead.
-- over the weekend NAACP.
-- says Juan look look where we're backing the president on gay marriage.
Because it's a civil rights to civil marriage should be extended to all.
Is is this -- come to Jesus moment of the NAACP because certainly a lot rank and filers.
Black voters are not with some on some of these critical social issues.
Well I think the church is clearly not what happen if the ministers are not with them although some ministers.
Are on the board of the NAACP but you know it's it wasn't -- unanimous vote or.
And I think it's the ministers who still have reluctance but I think the NAACP is just trying to be relevant and you know I mean clearly.
This is not -- was this that make them irrelevant because if they're going against the views of at least a lot.
Black Americans -- this a winner for them.
Because I think it gets them back into the conversation we're talking about -- here tonight brings them back into it and major conversation in terms of the fact that I think most black Americans -- still gonna support President Obama.
And I think it helps President Obama it helps the NAACP but for them it helps the N double -- that's the key man.
Japanese surprised by -- given our right now black sentiment is on issue marriage.
I mean first -- I've read my history and I've read headlines from last week wanna and I can compare the two and actually make distinctions but.
-- I definitely think I do think that there are in danger of being a little bit out of step with their rank and file but national organizations unions and a -- feel -- are often.
Liable to do that because they know where their bread is buttered they don't and on the wrong side of Obama and -- Democratic Party and -- do you think that most.
Blacks will end up voting for the president and most we'll continue to support NAACP the problem you get is when they start spending money on the -- gay marriage.
That movement that I think some black voters might get pretty upset about as they have to be very delicate about this because the fact is that there is a large.
Voting bloc of Democrats who are anti gay marriage and the left has to deal with that.
I I and it.
Michael Steele on my radio show -- this morning about.
The views of black voters.
On the issue of abortion and abortion and the Democratic Party this is -- so muscles.
I've yet to understand -- When you look at something like the NAACP.
Hiding out with an organization like planned and -- that has that part of its history and this starter and their existence.
You know the use of abortion to eliminate -- -- limit the number of African American and other minorities in this country.
I had to -- -- beyond the pale.
Well I think Michael Steele here is clearly taking a conservative pro life stand I don't think it's the same -- objection to it.
But I don't think that he's gonna sell that message overwhelmingly as a reason not to support.
Architect of -- plant and it wanted to -- control the population of black Americans you know that I don't think that's true by the way that's it is -- -- wanted to make sure that hurt her -- population.
-- on earth movement expanded its came into the black community every different than what -- made it is that our mission as an actress and -- Mary Katherine and why.
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