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'South Park' takes on Occupy Wall Street -- VIDEO

South Park is taking on the Occupy Wall Street movement, with Eric Cartman declaring that he’s part of the 1 percent.

Of course, Trey Parker and Matt Stone love to use metaphors whenever possible, rather than tackling a topic directly. Wednesday’s episode is no exception. Titled “1 percent,” Cartman fails to pass his school’s government-set fitness test. The other “99 percent” of kids who passed are angry he’s caused them to have to endure extra gym time, so Cartman throws himself a literal pity party. Here’s the preview: 

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