This is about the 100% -- in other words, all of us. Who knows what Gautama was like in the years before he walked out of the palace. He may have been a self-satisfied aristocratic twit -- until he woke up.
Having a youth movement is good. But what are the demands of the Occupy protesters? Without a message, they might as well occupy their local playgrounds. Real change happens through institutions, not by protesting against them.