Flagrant Immaturity

It’s hard to leave the “Occupy Wall Street” story this week, especially when the cartoonists keep coming up with outstanding depictions of the true nature of the protest. One takes aim at what he considers to be the typical protester:

Others poke fun at the half-baked political philosophy that seems to dominate:

Songs appear to be a theme:

Far too often, slogans and chants [of the old, stale variety] serve as replacements for rigorous analytical thinking. What’s doubly sad is that most of them are probably college graduates—or at least they hung around college for a while—where they were indoctrinated into a pseudo-intellectualism that displays itself as flagrant immaturity. Their professors never grew up, and now they are creating disciples in their own mold.

We reap what we sow.