Ideological causality usually operates over the span of years, in a man and in a society.
Usually. Sometimes, however it can cover ground damn fast.
From the source:
One Oakland police supervisor said that the participants first appeared to him as “freethinking activists” but have since devolved into something more sinister. He said it was “interesting for a group that claims to be against current civilization and rules to set up a far more oppressive society than our own.”
(Via Instapundit & American Glob.)