The size of the occupation is shrinking, but a couple hundred freedom fighters are resisting attempts by the city to return to normalcy. It makes sense. Bed bugs and termites never go away on their own.
Several hundred demonstrators are staying in an autonomous area claimed by protesters for racial justice in Seattle, even as its size is shrinking and pressure to shut it down completely is increasing from local businesses and residents, as well as city officials.
The Donald should use this as an opening move toward installing himself as permanent emperor. Quash the Neo-Summer of Love under a tsunami of M16 fire. Actually, no. It’s too soon for all that. Trump will strike when the time is right. More than most, our President understands the benefits of a well-timed attack.