posted on Aug, 16 2011 @ 03:35 AM
There you have it. The title says it all. If you were following #OpBART on Twitter you would already know that a lot of people were bashing the
protestors for causing the shutdown of multiple BART stations. This is not true. BART did this in an attempt to get the public on it's side by
inconveniencing their riders and causing backlash against the protestors.
It worked and Twitter was lit up by people calling the protestors "spoiled, entitled youth protesting 'the man'" and declaring that "they are
preventing innocent people from using a service and this is not a good way to win those people to their cause".
There were some people inconvenienced by the closings. You see, they had to walk more than a city block in the abysmal cool-summer Mediterranean
climate which possibly gave them time to think about their lives and just how inconvenienced they were by all those spoiled, entitled youths. Oh, the