In addition to the main organizers, participants will also include left-wing fringe groups like International ANSWER, Code Pink, and the Communist Party USA. The leaders of those groups are known for loud, confrontational demonstrations, which virtually assures that anyone looking for extremist elements in the One Nation gathering will be able to find them.

The goal of “recommitment to change” suggests that liberal leaders are fully aware they have lost momentum in the 20 months of the Obama administration. AFL-CIO chief Richard Trumka says One Nation will “demand a renewed focus and investment in people.” Benjamin Jealous, head of the NAACP, says the march will show that “this nation will rise again toward the mountaintop.” Renewed focus and rise again are not phrases that such organizations use when they are winning.