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Friday, November 11, 2011

Occupy Oakland Shooting Spurs Insensitive Tweets

Posted By on Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 8:15 AM

Oakland is reeling from yet another murder, and one that's severely damaged the reputation of Occupy Oakland, which was planning to celebrate the first month of the encampment yesterday. While protesters insist last night's shooting near the camp at Frank Ogawa Plaza had nothing to do with their movement, media reports are saying than man had in fact been camping with the group on the plaza for the last few days before he was shot in the head last night.

Needless to say, the violence triggered strong opinions from every asshole on Twitter. Naturally, every Twitter user had to offer their two cents about Occupy Oakland upon hearing the news of the shooting. Our sister blog, the Exhibitionist, details just how some insensitive Twitter users greeted the news:







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Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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