Giuliani: “Obama Owns Occupy Wall Street”





Former New York City Mayor Rudy  Giuliani says responsibility for the Occupy Wall Street movement rests  squarely on the shoulders of President Obama.

“This is a very dangerous movement, and it’s ironic it’s happening under a  president who promised to unify us,” Giuliani said. “Barack  Obama owns the Occupy Wall Street movement, it would not have happened but  for his class warfare.”

The Occupy Wall Street protests broke out in cities all over the country  shortly after president Obama called for tax hikes on the wealthiest Americans.  Some of the protests have turned violent. In Oakland, California, more than 100  people were arrested and eight were seriously injured Thursday, with protesters  leaving stores in flames, and streets littered with broken glass and debris. A  week earlier a former Marine suffered a fractured skull in a confrontation with  Oakland police.

Giuliani’s words Friday charged up the crowd at the Defending the American  Dream Summit, sponsored by the conservative Americans for Prosperity  Foundation.

The 2008 Republican presidential candidate also predicted the movement  will eventually lead to the end of Obama’s presidency. “Barack  Obama praised it, sympathizes with it,” he said. “As it gets worse and  worse, I believe this will be the millstone around Barack Obama’s neck that will  take his presidency down.

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