A murder in Oakland, a rape in Philadelphia, and a TB outbreak in Atlanta. It has not been a good weekend for Occupy encampments across the country. Meanwhile, at the original camp in New York's Zuccotti Park, an illness that's being called the "Zuccotti lung" has broken out amongst protesters. With winter looming just around the corner, might this be the beginning of the end for Occupy Wall Street?
National Review writer Charles C.W. Cooke, certainly thinks so. However, Alon Ben-Meir, professor of international relations at the Center for Global Affairs at New York University, thinks the movement is just getting started.