A group of nutty antiwar protesters gathered today near the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial in New York City before they were arrested at the New York Stock Exchange.
Protesters try to blockade New York Stock Exchange for the fourth anniversary of the war in Iraq, Monday, March 19, 2007. (AP Photo/John Marshall Mantel)
The protesters were not allowed into the Stock Exchange and were arrested after they blocked the entrance protesting against the evil corporations that are making money off of “George Bush’s illegal and immoral war.“
They didn’t have much better luck when they started off at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial:
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The demonstrators began the day at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, several blocks from the stock exchange, where they were met by seven Vietnam War veterans who said they were guarding the monuments.
Maybe this “Gathering of Eagles” movement is catching on?
People trying to get in to the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, March 19, 2007, wait at a security check point as a kneeling protestor, left, is handcuffed during an antiwar protest. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
The protest had no impact on trade.