Former White House chief of staff John Podesta (now at the Center for American Progress) is far from happy about the ejection from the White House of Van Jones, Obama’s adviser on clean energy. He had this to say about Jones’s persecutors:
Clearly, Van was the subject of a right-wing smear campaign shrouded in hypocrisy. Van’s chief tormentor Glenn Beck, who spent weeks engaged in vicious name-calling, retains his perch at Fox News after calling the president a racist who has “a deep-seated hatred for white people.” Van has set a standard that Beck would never impose upon himself.
Over on Glenn Beck’s twitter feed, the next targets are already being lined up:
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