As the first major snowstorm of the season hit Denver overnight, Occupy Denver protesters said several people suffering from hypothermia had to be removed from Lincoln Park.Activists said on Twitter that two protestors were treated at the hospital for hypothermia overnight.
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Activists on Occupy Denver’s Facebook page posted urgent requests for supplies to combat the winter-like weather.”It is a rough night for Occupy Denver team 24/7 tonight. Tarps, waterproof blankets and bedding, cold weather clothing, all could help them,” an activist posted at about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday.On Tuesday night, someone posted: “Occupation needs: Tarps, carpet remnants (for ground cover), cold weather & waterproof clothing, sleeping bags — Our occupiers are up against a helluva situation with the oncoming weather. Let’s show some support!”
I call them snow hippies.