…then pay attention to the White House spin. On George Stephanopoulos’ show, This Week, George and Robert had the following exchange:
GEORGE: “So the president doesn’t endorse in any way the things that Van Jones said before but the president doesn’t want him to go?’
GIBBS: “He doesn’t but he thanks him for his service.”
Folks, that’s like saying “yes” when someone asks you if you want chocolate or vanilla ice cream. It’s a non-answer. A deliberate feint.
In the interests of that Obama-vaunted “transparency”, let’s call ’em clearly. They are weasel words.
What they really tell us is that President Obama knows full well what’s going on in his administration and won’t do anything about it unless his own image becomes tarnished when the views and actions of those he selects to advise him finally become visible to the mainstream, majority, and ultimately rather conservative American public.
So while Van Jones may be the first casualty of the White House’s socialist agenda, the victory celebrations must necessarily be brief. For there is a lot more rot left to root out.