Dumb tweet: Occupy trolls return

During the anniversary day of action in New York, Occupy haters took to Twitter

By Natasha Lennard

Published September 17, 2012 11:05PM (EDT)

Twitter user DefendWallSt has been one of the most reliably bile-spitting anti-Occupy voices on the social media site. To mark the Occupy anniversary Monday, the tweeter remained true to form:

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Salon is pedantic enough to point out DefendWallSt's grammatical error. The greek term "hoi polloi" translates loosely as "the masses," with the definite article included. Thus, writing "the hoi polloi," is like writing "the the masses."

Natasha Lennard

Natasha Lennard is an assistant news editor at Salon, covering non-electoral politics, general news and rabble-rousing. Follow her on Twitter @natashalennard, email nlennard@salon.com.

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