|(Photo: Joshua Trujillo/Seattlepi.com)|
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Dorli Rainey, 84-Year-Old Menace To Society, Pepper Sprayed By Seattle's Finest
Can anyone be more emblematic of the spirit of the Occupy Wall Street movement than Dorli Rainey? The feisty 84-year old woman was pepper-sprayed by Seattle's non-age discriminatory police while at an OWS demonstration in solidarity with their brothers and sisters at Zuccotti Park in New York City. In the meleé that ensued as the police indiscriminately pepper sprayed the gathered demonstrators, Rainey was nearly trampled underfoot if not for the swift action of a big, strong Iraq War veteran who scooped the diminutive senior up and said,"You're safe now" as he led her to safety. Very cool.
Here is the incomparable, unbowed Dorli Rainey with Keith, in one of his finest interviews ... he just listens and lets her talk:
Posted by Carlos at Thursday, November 17, 2011