MRC: NBC’s Curry Links Occupy Wall Street Protesters to Arab Spring


Following Time managing editor Rick Stengel revealing the magazine’s “Person of the Year” to be “The Protester” on Wednesday’s NBC Today, co-host Ann Curry attempted to compared the Arab Spring democracy movement in the Middle East to Occupy Wall Street: “Are there links between what had happened in the Arab Spring…and also what’s happening now on Wall Street and all across this country?” Also noting the suppressed 2009 Green Movement in Iran and the recent election protests in Russia, Curry added: “…there seems to be this kind of global protest.” Stengel enthusiastically agreed with Curry’s comparison: “Absolutely. There’s this contagion of protests….what happened in the Arab world did influence Occupy Wall Street and Occupy Oakland and the protests in Greece and Madrid.”
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