Opponents of Walkerville have characterized it at a typical Madison student/hippie stunt with no apparent awareness of the irony intended by the organizers. Drawing it's name from Depression era "Hoovervilles" of shantytowns that sprung up across the U.S. of homeless men and women. They served as a constant reminder of the human toll of the Depression and their namesake harangued the President who enacted policies which decimated the economy.
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Hippies? Hmmmm, she doesn't even have a vuvuzela!