i’ll explain why van jones is wrong

June 29 17:30 2011 Print This Article

 

Van Jones

Van Jones' on his blame the people first campaign.

From my Atlanta Post article published today:

 

Van Jones’ call to action – that we are responsible for our own governance – is weak. It’s weak because it is a thinly veiled ruse to drum up support for President Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign. Only a week after NetRoots attendees voiced their displeasure with Obama’s tepid approach at executive leadership, Van Jones kicks off his “we’re the problem and the solution” outfit and expects us to believe that it’s the natural outgrowth of activism? I don’t buy it. I think Van Jones’ leadership role in this organization is payback from the White House for his willingness to exit without incident after he was summarily fired without cause. I know one thing for certain:  The role of Van Jones is that of gatekeeper, not activist. He’s part of the power ecosystem now….CLICK TO READ

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Yvette
Yvette

With all due respect, I'm observing the man as well. I 'm observing what he's doing as well as what he's avoiding. I'm observing the way in which he gives his former boss Obama a pass on issues that he pretends to care about. The proof is in the pudding, not the personality.

Twobears
Twobears

Van is no Fraud, I know the man, I have spoken with the man, and I consider myself at 65 very good at observing which dog has the stamina and the drive, Van is no slouch and he's dedicated to his people.