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Van Jones: Obama let the tea party ‘set him up’ by being ‘so bipartisan’ [VIDEO]
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Posted on 04/24/2012 9:07:27 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Van Jones: Obama let the tea party ‘set him up’ by being ‘so bipartisan’ [VIDEO] The Daily CallerBy Nicholas Ballasy | The Daily Caller – 7 mins ago

Reflecting on President Barack Obama’s first term, former Obama administration advisor Van Jones said the president “let his opponents,” specifically the tea party, “set him up” by being “so bipartisan.”

“There’s a lot of economic pain out there, and progressives don’t have organizations and campaigns that speak to that economic pain,” said Jones, adding that the tea party “figured” this out before any other group.

“They [tea party] understood that people were sitting on a white hot stove out there, and if Democrats weren’t going to point at the financial elites, they were going to point at the government elites,” said Jones during a discussion at the Center For American Progress about his book, Rebuild The Dream, on April 20. “Somebody got to get blamed, and part of the problem with the president was by being so bipartisan and trying to not, you know, try to be one country about everything, he let his opponents set him up.”

“So, there he is, standing there with a whole bunch of problems next to him, now he’s either a UN rescue worker or the unabomber, right? I mean, what is he? Is he the person that caused it, or is he the person who’s fixing it? Well, if you can’t, in that same frame, point to the person who’s causing it, it’s easy for you to get set up and that’s what happened to him.”

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Ha, ha, ha.......
1 posted on 04/24/2012 9:07:29 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver
where have we heard that before....?


2 posted on 04/24/2012 9:11:04 AM PDT by kevcol
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To: Sub-Driver

Hahahahahahahahahahahaha!

Is there a timeline list of Hussein’s biggest whoppers and rebuttals, including this and his CREATION of 2 million jobs?


3 posted on 04/24/2012 9:11:21 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: treetopsandroofs
Van Jones: Obama let the tea party ‘set him up’ by being ‘so bipartisan’ [VIDEO]

Here, fixed it: Van Jones: Obama let the tea party ‘set him up’ by being ‘so bi’ [VIDEO]
4 posted on 04/24/2012 9:14:11 AM PDT by aruanan
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To: Sub-Driver
We don’t want to point a finger as progressives, even if it’s telling the truth...

ESPECIALLY if it's telling the truth. "Progressives" are bad at the truth - even their chosen title is a lie.

...and that means the finger gets pointed at the wrong place.

Since the finger never gets pointed at liberals, I'd say he's right.

5 posted on 04/24/2012 9:19:02 AM PDT by Gil4 (Sometimes it's not low self-esteem - it's just accurate self-assessment.)
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To: aruanan
Obama let the tea party ‘set him up’ by being ‘so bi’ [VIDEO]

Hold the video please

6 posted on 04/24/2012 9:20:40 AM PDT by Gil4 (Sometimes it's not low self-esteem - it's just accurate self-assessment.)
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To: aruanan

“There’s a lot of economic pain out there, and progressives don’t have organizations and campaigns that speak to that economic pain,” said Jones, adding that the tea party “figured” this out before any other group.

Obama doesn’t have organizations and campaigns set up to speak to the economic pain because he is busy taking over the country. He has campaigns and organizations in place and money to back him (soros, hollywood et al)he is just using it to further his agenda not to help the economy. A moron (excepting the leftists/marxests could figure out it out) It is not exclusive to the Tea Party.


7 posted on 04/24/2012 9:23:14 AM PDT by Bitsy
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To: Sub-Driver

Well.... the first thing out of Barry’s mouth was...”I won.”


8 posted on 04/24/2012 9:25:05 AM PDT by rod1 (CTLY)
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To: Sub-Driver

Oh, yes, Obummer really displayed his bi-partisanship by ramming his “porkulus” bill, the GM and Chrysler bailouts and ObamaCare through Democrat-controlled congress with few to no Republican votes. In fact, Republicans were not allowed to even offer amendments to these bills.


9 posted on 04/24/2012 9:31:54 AM PDT by RightWingConspirator (Obamanation--the most corrupt regime since Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe)
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To: Sub-Driver
“There’s a lot of economic pain out there, and progressives don’t have organizations and campaigns that speak to that economic pain,”...

Good lord almighty in heaven...the left has a thousand organizations for every idiotic cause, victim group and newly minted outrage of the day...it's what they do. They're a 24/7, non-stop "symbolic gestures" factory with a "raising awareness" media distribution complex.

10 posted on 04/24/2012 9:38:57 AM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: Gil4
When you point your finger, you have three pointing back at you!

Suck it Obama, you will lose this election in November by a lanslide NEVER before seen in the history of this Nation and every white American will forever be called “racist” for voting against this incompetent socialist!

11 posted on 04/24/2012 10:14:08 AM PDT by paratrooper82 (We are kicking Ass in Afghanistan, soon we will be home to kick some more Asses in Congress!)
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To: Sub-Driver
Hey,Van...we're still waiting for you to present proof that 9/11 was an “inside job”? How's your investigation doin’ there big fella????
12 posted on 04/24/2012 10:14:43 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Unlike Mrs Obama,I've Been Proud Of This Country My *Entire* Life!)
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To: Sub-Driver

How can he stand still with his pants on fire?


13 posted on 04/24/2012 10:15:59 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: Sub-Driver
...progressives don’t have organizations and campaigns that speak to that economic pain,” said Jones...

Oh, the things not said.
Thank you for admitting that OWS, which was a progressive campaign addressing economic pain, is a failure.

14 posted on 04/24/2012 10:35:50 AM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: philman_36

Oh, no; OWS will only be a “success” if it becomes the MOB that infiltrates the Tea Party rallies and disrupts them, you know, cracks a few elderly skulls and all the wonderful things that a well trained and organized, well-funded brownshirt militia armed with pipes and broken bottles can do for their master, Obama.


15 posted on 04/24/2012 10:45:08 AM PDT by Twinkie (John 3:16)
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To: treetopsandroofs

2 Million jobs??? The libtards at PMSMBC and CNN are touting 6 million jobs created by Obozo.


16 posted on 04/24/2012 10:50:43 AM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: Sub-Driver
pecifically the tea party, “set him up” by being “so bipartisan.”

Yes... he is Bipartisan....Socialist and Communist...

17 posted on 04/24/2012 11:06:13 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (If we stay home in November '12, don't blame 0 for tearing up the CONSTITUTION!!)
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To: Sub-Driver

bitch set me up...

The black DNC motto from coast to coast.


18 posted on 04/24/2012 11:07:28 AM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Van Jones is one crazy Ni**a.


19 posted on 04/24/2012 11:07:59 AM PDT by Jack Burton007 (This is Jack Burton in the Pork Chop Express, and I'm talkin' to whoever's listenin' out there.)
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To: SoldierDad

Thanks, had not heard that.

Last Thursday, I couldn’t even find the unemployment RATE published.

Almost hard to believe decision-makers in Big Media can live with themselves or sleep at night with all their hate and deliberate lies.


20 posted on 04/24/2012 1:11:21 PM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Twinkie
That's going to fail too.
People have already dealt with the likes of them.
Spot them, call attention to them, shout them down and howl them out.
Any initial violence will be theirs.
21 posted on 04/24/2012 2:05:11 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Sub-Driver

the title is complete horse....


22 posted on 04/24/2012 4:05:43 PM PDT by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: philman_36

Only the news media won’t report it that way. (Re: “Any initial violence will be theirs.”)

The Tea Party people need to obtain one of the Obama “training videos” to be shown at the start of any Tea Party rally.


23 posted on 04/25/2012 5:52:50 AM PDT by Twinkie (John 3:16)
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To: Twinkie
Only the news media won’t report it that way.
They better not muck it up. Besides, they won't have to report squat.
This is the video age with video available at the fingertips.
Modern cell phone technology and citizen journalists will be their undoing.
@The Best Video-Shooting Cell Phones

I would love to see it backfire on them if they try to spin it.

24 posted on 04/25/2012 7:36:41 AM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: philman_36

Well, the media has mucked it up royally with the “Trayvon” and Zimmerman case. To the point where they have established GUILT on the head of an innocent man (until or unless proven guilty), resulting in beatings of innocent white people all over the country amid shouts of “remember Trayvon!”

We still need to publicize the OWS training tapes instructing them to get in our faces and get “confrontational”, if anyone can get their hands on one of the tapes.


25 posted on 04/25/2012 11:09:28 AM PDT by Twinkie (John 3:16)
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