NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- As the Democratic Party convenes in Charlotte, N.C., this week, Occupy Wall Street demonstrators were gathering blocks away, corralled behind police lines and largely ignored.But that's not the most telling indication of how far the Occupy movement has drifted from its early promise as a counterweight to the Tea Party. All you have to do is examine the Democratic and Republican platforms, and there it is all laid out: the takeover of the Republican Party by the Tea Party, and a Democratic Party that at best pays lip service to Occupy principles, and at worst is screamingly hypocritical.
Democratic Platform Isn't Really Pro-America, But Anti-Romney
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