Friday, October 14, 2011

NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg wises up (for now) and avoids PR disaster

"Mr. Mayor, sir, it's probably a really really bad idea to break up the protest like this..."

"Are you sure?"

"Yes sir"

"Damn damn damn damn....oh everyone smiles and giggles, here comes the press...."

A cleaning planned for the Manhattan park where "Occupy Wall Street" protesters have camped out for weeks has been postponed, a move that averts a showdown between demonstrators and police.

The New York mayor's office said Brookfield Properties, the owners of Zuccotti Park, told the city late Thursday the scheduled cleaning is off for now and "for the time being" they are "withdrawing their request" made earlier in the week for police assistance during the cleaning operation.

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