Meet The 'Hot Chicks' of Occupy Wall Street
Senior Editor, CNBC.com
There's now a tumblr where you can just look at pictures and videos of women at Occupy Wall Street.
It's called, naturally, HotChicksOfOccupyWallStreet.Tumblr.Com.
Here's how Steven Greenblatt, who started the site, explains the idea:
A lot of fantastic media has been created about the “Occupy” movement. I was watching one video in particular and commented to a friend, “Wow, seeing all those super smart hot chicks at the protest makes me want to be there.” He replied, “Hmmm… Yeah, let’s go with that.”
We instantly went to Tumblr and made hotchicksofoccupywallstreet.tumblr.com. Our original ideas were admittedly sophomoric: Pics of hot chicks being all protesty, videos of hot chicks beating drums in slow-mo, etc. But when we arrived at Zuccotti Park in New York City, it evolved into something more.
There was a vibrant energy in the air, a warmth of community and family, and the voices we heard were so hopeful and passionate. Pretty faces were making signs, giving speeches, organizing crowds, handing out food, singing, dancing, debating, hugging and marching.
And, of course, the feminist website,Jezebel, objects to the whole concept.
Women who choose to protest are not there to be hot. They're there to change minds. And failing to listen to their message because you're distracted by their impeccable cheekbones isn't a boon to the movement; it's just annoying horndoggery.
That complaint, however, is illustrated with a picture of some very attractive women praying and meditating at Zuccotti Square.
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