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Leaked Memo Reveals Wall Street Plot To Undermine OWS | Care2 Causes

Leaked Memo Reveals Wall Street Plot To Undermine OWS | Care2 Causes

MSNBC program “Up w/ Chris Hayes” recently obtained a memo from a well-known Washington lobbying firm to its client, the American Bankers Association, that reveals its fear of the growing Occupy Wall Street movement. The memo is written on the letterhead of the lobbying firm Clark Lytle Geduldig & Cranford. In it, the firm proposes that for a mere $850,000, it will conduct “opposition research” on Occupy Wall Street in order to construct “negative narratives” about the protests and the politicians who support it. According to the memo, if Democrats embrace OWS, “This would mean more than just short-term political discomfort for Wall Street. … It has the potential to have very long-lasting political, policy and financial impacts on the companies in the center of the bullseye.” The memo also suggests that Democratic victories in 2012 should not be the ABA’s biggest concern. ...

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