Activism

Occupy Denver: Watch the election of the local movement's canine leader, Shelby (VIDEO)

Occupy Denver's Shelby, a Border Collie mix who's the first official (and only canine) leader of an occupation movement, has already achieved an Internet milestone -- a post in Gawker. Nonetheless, her head honcho status has sparked debate among those who think her election ridicules the movement -- a claim we answer with a completely gratuitous video. Look below to watch Shelby's anti-corporate personhood emerge as she reacts to her nomination while trying very carefully to both sit and stay.
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