Is It Battlefield 3 or Occupy Oakland?

We were somewhat confused tonight when we clicked on the livestream of Occupy Oakland and saw the above video. As of right now, when you click on the link, you see a flash of live footage from the rowdy streets of Oakland, then the above ad for the PlayStation game Battlefield 3.

The intercut juxtaposition of soldiers, protestors and cops in riot gear is unsettling, and apparently, we weren't the only ones who thought so. Occupy Wall Street's official twitter immediately retweeted our sentiment.

Others following all things #Occupy quickly concurred:

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And while some mulled other possible advertisers for the Oakland livestream:
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The truth is, the advertiser has reportedly been an even worse fit before:
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sthrasher@villagevoice.com | @steven_thrasher


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