Poll finds G20 protesters blew it big time
Those demonstrations during the G20 summit sure did a lot of good for the activist community.
Here they had a chance to make a political point on some crucial issues at a moment when attention across the world was temporarily focused on Toronto.
So what did they achieve? According to Angus Reid they disgusted the vast majority of the people they were trying to woo:
Respondents were asked about their feelings about the demonstrations that took place in Toronto during the G20 summit. Two-thirds of Canadians (69%) are disgusted, 59% are ashamed, 57% are angry, and 54% are sad. In Toronto, the proportion of respondents who reported negative feelings was higher (Disgust 81%, Anger 74%, Sadness 65%, Shame 61%).
Good job activists! Way to seize an opportunity and make it yours!