Here are a few scenes from the competing Occupy Amherst and Amherst Tea Party rallies in October.
I tried (ever so gently) to point out that radicalism is no excuse for having failed to master seventh-grade spelling. In vain did I commend to her the advice of Lenin's wife, Krupskaya, Deputy People's Commissar of Education and Enlightenment:
The student . . . must know how to use the dictionary and he must always have it handy by him; likewise, books of reference, encyclopaedias, etc.For some reason, she did not get the point. Pity.
She should be storming a library, not the bastions of capitalism.
Still, it was the nutjob extremists who were by far the worst spellers (as well as thinkers).
In the end, it turned out that this poor antisemite wasn't alone.
He was eventually joined by the lost soul who had haunted the September 11 commemorations in protest.