Squint or you’ll miss it–the Sunday front page of the Washington Post:
In case you’re having trouble finding it, it’s in the lower right-hand corner: a blurb approximately one column inch long, directing people to page A20 to find news about protests in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street in “more than 900 cities in Europe, Africa and Asia.”
It wasn’t just the Post that was having trouble finding the news in hundreds of protests around the world. NBC‘s Meet the Press featured Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain, former Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty and Republican Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal.
New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof wrote yesterday (10/16/11), “I do hope that the protesters have lofted the issue of inequality onto our national agenda to stay.” Not if the people who set the national agenda have anything to say about it.