James O’Keefe’s boring Occupy Wall Street exposé

The conservative prankster's latest effort is something less than incendiary VIDEO

Topics: Occupy Wall Street, James O'Keefe,

James O'Keefe's boring Occupy Wall Street exposé

Puckish conservative prankster James O’Keefe may have ditched his pimp outfit for a suit and tie, but he’s still out there, searching for the truth. We wrote on Monday how the (ethically challengeddocumentarian — who in the past has shaken up NPR’s leadership and brought ACORN to its knees — was conspicuously lurking around Zuccotti Park, and seemed to be working on a video about Occupy Wall Street. Well, that video has finally surfaced, and, boy … it’s actually pretty boring!

Viewers of the clip will see Mr. O’Keefe — feigning the appearance of a Wall Street banker — as he tries to converse with the hoi polloi. One protester rambles on about a “Constitutional World Federation.” Another chats about Amalgamated Bank. And a third gave O’Keefe a piece of cake! What will those dastardly liberals think of next?



Peter Finocchiaro is a senior editor at Salon. Follow him on Twitter @PLFino.

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