Tags: Toomey | Occupy | Wall | Street

Sen. Toomey: Occupy Wall Street Needs Focus to Survive

Monday, 17 Oct 2011 04:47 PM

By Newsmax Wires

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
The Occupy Wall Street movement needs to have some clear goals if it wants to have any staying power, says freshman Sen. Pat Toomey, himself the beneficiary of the tea party movement in the 2010 election.

“I’m not sure this movement is going to last if it doesn’t have some reasonably clear and cogent purpose and message, and so far I haven’t seen that,” the Pennsylvania Republican told his home state's WKOK news radio, The Hill reports.  “For the most part there just doesn’t seem to be a coherent message.”

Toomey’s criticism of Occupy Wall Street resembles that of tea party leaders. “I understand a lot of discontent, but some of these folks, I think it’s really not clear what they’re advocating for, what their solution is,” the senator said. “Some of them are pretty radical: You see the occasional sign that says ‘Karl Marx was right.’”



© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Hillary Says George W. Bush Made Her 'Proud To be American'

Monday, 28 Jul 2014 12:16 PM

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton declared that former President George W. Bush inspired her patriotism and made . . .

Mitch McConnell's Tight Kentucky Senate Race Might Hinge on Turnout

Monday, 28 Jul 2014 13:47 PM

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes' chances of upsetting Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's re-el . . .

Laura Ingraham: I Have Open Mind About Running for Office

Monday, 28 Jul 2014 13:40 PM

Radio talk show host Laura Ingraham may have her own political dreams for the future.
 . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved