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Oakland Mayor Jean Quan’s Legal Advisor Resigns In Support Of Occupy Oakland

By Zaid Jilani  

"Oakland Mayor Jean Quan’s Legal Advisor Resigns In Support Of Occupy Oakland"

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In a raid this morning, the city of Oakland used riot gear-clad police to evict the Occupy Oakland tent city. “It feels pretty sad because we built a community here, and now they can just come and destroy it,” said Lisa Bitar, one of the protesters.

Outraged by the action taken against Occupy Oakland, Dan Siegel, who had been serving as mayor Jean Quan’s legal advisor, decided to resign today. On Twitter, he wrote that he was resigning to support Occupy Oakland and oppose the 1 percent:

(HT: @mikeelk)

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