Today, Friday, July 12 at 2:45 pm, at least 500 hundred nerds will storm Hart Plaza to strip Gov. Rick Snyder of his self-described “tough nerd” moniker, and then launch a surprise direct action downtown. Cameras are encouraged to attend a brief press conference at Hart Plaza, then follow the nerds as they launch a surprise direct action a few hundred feet away. The nerds dub Snyder a “bully,” decrying a host of anti-democratic, anti-middle class actions Snyder has initiated since taking office.They will also call for an electoral “revenge of the nerds” in 2014.
WHO: At least 500 “nerds” sporting thick suspenders, taped glasses and pocket protectors
WHAT: Press conference and surprise direct action to strip Gov. Snyder of his “tough nerd” status
WHEN: Today, Friday, July 12, 2:45 pm
WHERE: Hart Plaza, Detroit, Michigan