We arrived in New Orleans just in time to head to a Chalkupy action organized by folks from Occupy the Stage, a subgroup of Occupy NOLA. Obama was visiting New Orleans and was hosting a campaign benefit, with tickets from $250. The name of the benefit? Occupy the Vote. Its main sponsor? Shell Oil. With its abundance of irony, the event seemed to be begging to be disrupted, but since tickets were unaffordable, Occupiers resorted to simply chalkupying at a privately-owned public amphitheatre across the way from the venue.
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