Van Jones on Trump speech : Trump ‘schizophrenic psychopathic’
In 1992, while still a law student at Yale, Jones participated as a volunteer legal monitor for a protest of the Rodney King verdict in San Francisco. He and many other participants in the protest were arrested. The district attorney later dropped the charges against Jones. The arrested protesters, including Jones, won a small legal settlement. Jones later said that “the incident deepened my disaffection with the system and accelerated my political radicalization.” In October 2005 Jones said he was “a rowdy nationalist on April 28th” before the King verdict was announced, but that by August of that year (1992) he was a communistTHAT VAN JONES
When he graduated from law school, Jones gave up plans to take a job in Washington, D.C., and moved to San Francisco instead. He became a member of a “socialist collective” called Standing Together to Organize a Revolutionary Movement (STORM) that protested against police brutality.
Then support for Mumia Abu-Jamal.
THEN: On March 10, 2009, it was announced that Jones would serve as Special Advisor for Green Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation at the White House Council on Environmental Quality. His position with the Obama Administration was described by columnist Chadwick Matlin as “switchboard operator for Obama’s grand vision of the American economy; connecting the phone lines between all the federal agencies invested in a green economy.”
In September 2009, a video on YouTube was circulated of a February 2009 lecture at the Berkeley Energy and Resources Collaborative at which Jones used strong language to refer to Congressional Republican lawmakers, and himself, when conveying that Democrats need to step up the fight. Jones was asked how Republicans could manage to pass measures through the Senate without a supermajority, yet Democrats, with 58 votes of their own, were being blocked by Republicans. Jones explained, “Well, the answer to that is, they’re assholes. As a technical, political kind of term. And Barack Obama is not an asshole. Now, I will say this: I can be an asshole, and some of us who are not Barack Hussein Obama, are going to have to start getting a little bit uppity. Then-Representative, now Governor Mike Pence (R-Indiana), the chairman of the Republican Conference in the U.S. House of Representatives, and Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas), Chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, publicly criticized Jones, while Senator Kit Bond (R-Missouri) urged Congress to investigate Jones’ "fitness” for the position.
He was forced to resign.
In what world is a Van Jones, a communist who is against every idea of John Adams and the founders regarding property and entrepreneurship QUALIFIED in any way to be a political analyst and PAID by corporations thru commercials to spread this venom?
NEWT, shame on you for that video.