Today, Mayor Bloomberg reportedly hinted at what could be used as tipping point for clearing Zuccotti Park: crime at the encampment. In remarks reported by The New York Observer, Bloomberg addressed concerns of crime at the park by both acknowledging that protesters have a legitimate right to protest (even though they may be targeting the wrong people) and assuaged concerns from area small businesses and families that he has previously said that the Occupy Wall Street protests are "hurting." He's asked something to this effect seemingly everyday, and this was his latest response on Zuccotti Park:
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