Activists plan to kick up a stink at the “world’s largest fart-in” which will take place during Hillary Clinton’s acceptance speech at the Democratic national convention.
The massive ‘fart-in’ which will be held atthe Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on July 28th has been organized by the Poor People’s Economic Rights Campaign and the 2012 Green Party vice-presidential candidate Cheri Honkala.
As for how to get participants all warmed up, Honkala is turning to the ‘musical fruit.’
“We will be holding a massive beansupper for Bernie Sanders delegates on American Street in my Kensington neighborhood on the afternoon of July 28,” she told Truthdig.
“We are setting up a Clintonville there, modeled on the Hoovervilles of the 1930s where the poor and unemployed built shanty towns,” she added. “The Sanders delegates, their bellies full of beans, will be able to return to the Wells Fargo Center and greet the rhetorical flatulence of Hillary Clinton with the real thing.”
“They decimated the working class with the North American Free Trade Agreement. They exploded the prison population under the 1994 Omnibus Crime bill and draconian drug laws that mandated life sentences. They destroyed the welfare system, and under the old system 70 percent of the recipients were children. They turned the airwaves over to a half dozen corporations by deregulating the FCC. They ripped down the firewalls between commercial and investment banks that precipitated the global meltdown. There is not a war they don’t support. And their record on civil liberties is appalling,” she said.