Be Young and Shut up

I believe it was Karl Marx who said that "all great world-historic facts and personages appear, so to speak, twice...the first time as tragedy, the second time as a television miniseries."

When faced with new occurrences and personages, the mainstream media generally takes one of two approaches. They are very quick to either describe someone or something as the "new" [insert name here]; for example, Barack Obama is either the new FDR, JFK, Ronald Reagan, Herbert Hoover, Jimmy Carter, or maybe even Adolf Hitler!

But the other reaction is pure befuddlement. The latter has been evident with that whole hubbub happening around Wall Street lately. I mean, "#occupywallst"--what does that even mean? And what ever do they want? Even a man as well-informed as our vice-president cannot figure it out!

So, Your Humble Editor would like to suggest an illustration that could start to bring the media around from the latter category to the former on the subject of #occupywallst.