New piece up at Truthout

by J.A. Myerson

 The Democrats want to channel Occupy Wall Street’s media attention into their pre-existing agenda and channel the energy here into support for that agenda, which is basically getting reelected in November. So, if there are not primary challenges to Democratic politicians arising out of this, then we’ll know that this isn’t having an effect on what Washington is going to do. That isn’t everyone’s goal, but if that is a goal, there have got to be Democrats who are terrified that they’re going to lose their job if they’re not responding.

Read the rest here.