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Editorials | Occupy Boston

Don’t make it a turf battle

A LONG, drawn-out legal fight over how long people can stay in a public park would be, at best, a distraction from the serious economic issues that Occupy Boston is working to highlight.

Now two months old, the encampment in Dewey Square isn’t hurting anyone, and has created relatively little disruption. The city, which seems to recognize the free-speech implications, has wisely given the protesters a lot of latitude.

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