This week, May Day protesters converged on Chicago’s Union Square in order to protest for….

What, exactly, it seems many protesters weren’t sure. In fact, when questioned by a reporter, several were unable to answer simple questions about what their signs meant and why they were there.

Tea Party activists were constantly put on the defensive about the bona fides of their grassroots protests. When pawns of the May Day protest activists are unable to speak the very language on their own signs, we begin to understand the true meaning of astroturf protesting.