Here is a revelatory essay on the OWS strategy of “Direct Action” by Jeffrey Feldman. Absolutely worth you time and consideration. Best insight and a forthright answer to all the opinionating,hysterical and otherwise on OWS.
Rootless cosmopolitan,down at heels intellectual;would be writer.
'Polemic is a discourse of conflict, whose effect depends on a delicate balance between the requirements of truth and the enticements of anger, the duty to argue and the zest to inflame. Its rhetoric allows, even enforces, a certain figurative licence. Like epitaphs in Johnson’s adage, it is not under oath.'