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Obama Advisor John Podesta Rips Glenn Beck as "Van's chief tormentor'
Sunday, September 6, 2009 | Kristinn

Posted on 09/06/2009 5:56:27 PM PDT by kristinn

Obama transition chief and head of the leftist Center for American Progress, John Podesta, laid in to Glenn Beck tonight with a spirited but after the fact defense of former Obama administration official Van Jones that was posted tonight at Think Progress:

Van Jones is an exceptional and inspired leader who has fought to bring economic and environmental justice to communities across our country.

He has chosen to resign because he believed he was serving as a distraction to the president’s agenda. I respect that decision.

Van was working to build a common ground agenda for all Americans, and I am confident he will continue that work. Unfortunately, his critics on the right could find no common ground with him.

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.

I look forward to working with Van to move our country towards a clean energy economy that empowers and lifts up all Americans.

Van Jones is a race-baiting, America-hating, cop-hating, terrorist-sympathizing, expert at living off the public teat. In other words he's a perfect Democrat. No wonder Podesta loves this guy and looks forward to working with him (again).


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: clintonistas; democrat; democrats; dnctalkingpoints; glennbeck; hypocricy; hypocrisy; impeachobama; johnpodesta; jones; obama; podesta; vanjones; vj
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1 posted on 09/06/2009 5:56:28 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn
Podesta said..."Clearly, Van was the subject of a right-wing smear campaign shrouded in hypocrisy..."

SUCKS to be a COMMIE, doesn't it Podesta....one of your own falls....let there be MANY MORE! We AMERICAN'S DON'T TAKE LIGHTLY to this OVERTHROW!

2 posted on 09/06/2009 5:57:52 PM PDT by goodnesswins (George Orwell would be proud. Truth are lies, Slavery is Freedom, Oppression is Feminism.)
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To: kristinn

Coming from a Pinko Whack Job like that I would consider it a badge of Honor and a Job well done.


3 posted on 09/06/2009 5:58:42 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: kristinn

The left is in meltdown mode.


4 posted on 09/06/2009 5:59:16 PM PDT by A message (3 years 4 months 1 week 6 days until Jim Thompson is President)
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To: kristinn

Hey Mr Podesta, what part of the truth can’t you libs stand? I realize the truth is your worst enemy. But do you really want communists in our White house???


5 posted on 09/06/2009 6:00:01 PM PDT by taillightchaser (When a democrat says "The American people" you know the next words out of his mouth will be lies.)
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To: kristinn

LOL. So is he surfacing at CAP?

My assessment on Friday was that they were working very hard to decide where he should land. At least Soros has to pay him now and we don’t.


6 posted on 09/06/2009 6:00:12 PM PDT by Bahbah (Only dead fish go with the flow)
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To: kristinn

Wonder how he could be serving as a distraction to the President when nobody in the Meat-Head-Media was reporting it .....?


7 posted on 09/06/2009 6:00:20 PM PDT by Jay Howard Smith (Retired(25yrNCO)Military)
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To: kristinn

This should help raise Glen’s ratings even further. They spelled his name right.


8 posted on 09/06/2009 6:00:23 PM PDT by Poincare
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To: kristinn

Save it Podesta, you’re commies are being exposed and America knows now. This is just the beginning.

Pray for America


9 posted on 09/06/2009 6:00:42 PM PDT by bray (He's a Divider not a Uniter)
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To: kristinn

Podesta defends fellow Communist thug. Nice.


10 posted on 09/06/2009 6:00:47 PM PDT by Freedom'sWorthIt (Obama's Deathcare ---- many will suffer and/or die unnecessarily.)
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To: kristinn

Heh...if they keep this up, more of the screwy leftists in the White House will go down with him... Keep it up you screwballs...


11 posted on 09/06/2009 6:00:55 PM PDT by Deagle
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To: kristinn

Podesta’s entire Center for American Progress is full of wannabe Communists. Mark Lloyd used to work there.


12 posted on 09/06/2009 6:01:04 PM PDT by chpmass
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To: kristinn
To Podesta' WHAH F'in WHAH!

If your boy's can't handle the criticism let 'em bail....

GWB put up with a heck of alot more....

13 posted on 09/06/2009 6:01:21 PM PDT by sniper63 (Silent and stealthy - one shot - one kill)
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To: kristinn

EPIC Beck WIN!


14 posted on 09/06/2009 6:01:23 PM PDT by netmilsmom (Psalm 109:8 - Let his days be few; and let another take his office)
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To: kristinn
Podesta could sprinkle Jones on his Corn Flakes when it comes to being a bigger leftist. Podesta is simply more careful in his presentation.
15 posted on 09/06/2009 6:01:59 PM PDT by Anti-Bubba182
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To: kristinn

Mr Podesta

Glenn Beck kicked your ass.


16 posted on 09/06/2009 6:02:21 PM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: kristinn

“Tormenter” = Marxist tool propaganda rhetoric for someone who simply replays videos of a loud mouth classic commie’s endless hate speech.


17 posted on 09/06/2009 6:02:39 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember (When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.)
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To: taillightchaser
Podesta is a fascist socialist!
18 posted on 09/06/2009 6:02:43 PM PDT by orinoco
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To: kristinn

Happily, the typical narcissistic Leftist loves to spew their bilge to audiences of like mind, and that usually winds up on a video tape.
I’m waiting for the happy day when a former student sells his/her video tape of BO lecturing on his critique of the U.S. Constitution. You know it’s out there, and it could wipe him out. We just have to find it....


19 posted on 09/06/2009 6:02:49 PM PDT by kittymyrib
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To: goodnesswins

“”Clearly, Van was the subject of a right-wing smear campaign shrouded in hypocrisy...”

OK, let’s get this straight...you can only “smear” a person with FALSE accusations. Van Jones was skewered on his own words, for all the world to hear! The truth can never smear anyone.


20 posted on 09/06/2009 6:02:51 PM PDT by GWMcClintock ("When the foundations are being destroyed, what can the righteous do?" Ps. 11:3)
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To: kristinn

Podesta and his comrades seem to be taking this pretty hard. LOL! Just think! Jonesy can now go home and enjoy the pleasures of being unemployed. (Until he’s hired by PMSNBC, NBC or abc.)


21 posted on 09/06/2009 6:03:36 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare! When "natural causes" just isn't good enough!)
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To: kristinn

Hey Podesta, we love turning on the light and watching you roaches scatter back into your dark, dank holes. Get used to it cause we’re not going away and plan to shed more light on you vermin.


22 posted on 09/06/2009 6:03:53 PM PDT by demkicker (Helping Democrats Become Extinct)
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To: taillightchaser

Hey Mr Podesta, what part of the truth can’t you libs stand? I realize the truth is your worst enemy. But do you really want communists in our White house???
_______________________________________________________

‘Truth’ and ‘Light’ are Kryptonite to libs. Much like exposing a crucifix to a vampire.


23 posted on 09/06/2009 6:04:19 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act. ~ George Orwell)
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To: kristinn

You have done great work on this collective effort too, kristinn.

Mike Pence said the other day that when he started seeing Americans showing up at tea parties and townhalls, he felt like he was watching the cavalry riding over the hill.

A nice image. You have been leading that cavalry charge for some time.


24 posted on 09/06/2009 6:04:19 PM PDT by Bahbah (Only dead fish go with the flow)
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To: kristinn
Podesta: "...economic and environmental justice to communities across our country."
Translation: Redistribute income. Put Section 8 housing in every suburban neighborhood in America. Put new factories, refineries, toxic waste dumps and power plants in all suburban developments.

Podesta: "Van was working to build a common ground agenda for all Americans"
There is no "common ground" with communist wealth-distributors. They will confiscate as much wealth from the producers as possible.

Podesta: "I look forward to working with Van to move our country towards a clean energy economy that empowers and lifts up all Americans.
Please explain, once and for all, how very expensive, unreliable, and intermittent sources of energy are going to do that. It defies all engineering, economic and common sense. This is the new pixie dust of the left that is going to usher in a new Utopia for all of us.

25 posted on 09/06/2009 6:04:32 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: A message
So long VJ.... or to put it in your vernacular....


26 posted on 09/06/2009 6:04:39 PM PDT by Colonial Warrior (Never approach a bull from the front, a horse from the rear, or a fool from any direction.)
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To: kristinn
Podesta needs to see a doctor about cleaning out his ears. Jones said he, Jones, was a Commie. We already have enough of them, thankyou.

Podesta is either soft on Commies, deaf, or stupid, or, possibly ALL THREE.

He didn't like Sarah Palin's baby either ~ Podesta hates babies, kicks dogs, and steals change from little kids at bus stops (no doubt).

Can we just forget about Podesta ~ he has nothing to add to the national dialogue worth hearing.

27 posted on 09/06/2009 6:05:13 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: kristinn

Sunlight is a powerful disinfectant, Podesta and his cronies avoid it like the plague.

Kudos to Glenn Beck.


28 posted on 09/06/2009 6:05:22 PM PDT by jazusamo (But there really is no free lunch, except in the world of political rhetoric,.: Thomas Sowell)
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To: kristinn
And proud of it!


29 posted on 09/06/2009 6:05:37 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember (When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.)
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To: kristinn

Van Jones wanted to turn prison inmates loose and (put them to work) in green jobs. I suspect he meant as enforcers like the Fedayeen.


30 posted on 09/06/2009 6:06:55 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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To: Bahbah

“At least Soros has to pay him now and we don’t.”

Guess you haven’t heard that BO gave Soros’s Brazilian oil company $2 Billion of our tax dollars to drill off the coast of Brazil. BO will find a way to pay all his Leftist cronies with our money. That’s what he really meant when he told Joe the Plumber that he would “spread the wealth.” The stupid welfare class thought they were going to get it...the chumps.


31 posted on 09/06/2009 6:06:56 PM PDT by kittymyrib
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32 posted on 09/06/2009 6:06:59 PM PDT by RonDog
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To: goodnesswins

Yeah ole NBC news tonight interviewing that idiot that called Americans idiots for protesting Obama’s policies. Said the “vrwc” has two “scalps” on our belts.
EXCUSE ME ISN’T THAT A RACIST COMMENT AGAINST THE NATIVE AMERICAN COMMUNITY.


33 posted on 09/06/2009 6:07:09 PM PDT by Marty62 (former Marty60)
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To: kristinn

Shine a light on a ‘rat cockroach and get the PETA folks on ya 24/7.


34 posted on 09/06/2009 6:07:32 PM PDT by Paladin2 (Big Ears + Big Spending --> BigEarMarx, the man behind TOTUS)
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To: kristinn

I must conclude that Mr. Podesta approves Van’s message.


35 posted on 09/06/2009 6:07:40 PM PDT by windsorknot
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To: kristinn
Glenn Beck [is] "Van's chief tormentor"

Yeah?.. Czar Van Jones and his cadre of warders to keep the gates closed to any but "green" jobs are guilty of warder torture.

36 posted on 09/06/2009 6:07:56 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: kristinn

Thanks for posting, kristinn. John POS Podesta BUMP!


37 posted on 09/06/2009 6:08:24 PM PDT by PGalt
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fought to bring economic and environmental justice to communities

Whatever the hell that is, I ain't buying.

38 posted on 09/06/2009 6:08:37 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: RonDog

0nly 28 more years to go.


39 posted on 09/06/2009 6:08:45 PM PDT by Paladin2 (Big Ears + Big Spending --> BigEarMarx, the man behind TOTUS)
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To: kristinn

Podestas espionage is epic..


40 posted on 09/06/2009 6:08:49 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: kristinn
Just like a Lib to blame the wrong person.

You blame Bush for going in and stopping all the horrible things Saddam and his boys were creating.

You blame Beck for shining a light on all the horrible things Jones said and did.

If Saddam and Jones hadn't done and said those things, there'd be nothing to talk about.

Libs need to take a look in the mirror!

41 posted on 09/06/2009 6:09:16 PM PDT by NordP (If big government were a martini - BHO is just... the vermouth. (Grover Norquist, A4P 8/15))
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To: muawiyah

Podesta is soft on Communists and clearly agrees with them on many things. I believe the Center for American Progress is one of the most significant, if not most significant influencer of progressive policies in this administration. They’re funded by Soros ANC are way out if the American mainstream.


42 posted on 09/06/2009 6:09:17 PM PDT by chpmass
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To: Paladin2

:o)


43 posted on 09/06/2009 6:09:27 PM PDT by RonDog
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To: kristinn
attack the messenger instead of the man who hired him, the libtard way.
44 posted on 09/06/2009 6:09:28 PM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: kristinn

“Van was working to build a common ground agenda for all Americans,”

Really.


45 posted on 09/06/2009 6:09:35 PM PDT by Rennes Templar (All Hail the Community Organizer in Chief)
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To: kristinn

FUNNY, Fox has a goldmine!


46 posted on 09/06/2009 6:09:37 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: kristinn
Sarah Palin resigns because she is a distraction with all the worthless left-wing attacks and ethics lawsuits and they call her a quitter. Van Jones resigns stating it is because he is a distraction and the left makes him out as a hero. Liberals are the definition of hypcrocricy.
47 posted on 09/06/2009 6:09:48 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (There is no "O" in Transparency.)
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And proud of it.

We’re proud of you Glenn.


48 posted on 09/06/2009 6:10:15 PM PDT by Carley (WHEN YOU HONOR THE DISHONORABLE YOU SHOW YOUR OWN TRUE COLORS)
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To: Poincare
This should help raise Glen’s ratings even further. They spelled his name right.
BEST line of the night; LOL!
49 posted on 09/06/2009 6:11:24 PM PDT by _Jim
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To: kristinn

Note to Podesta: You, sir, are as blind, arrogant, and foolish as Van Jones himself. You should resign from all future statements and public appearances so you do not continue to show how foolish you really are. We will take this country back from liberals like you, by the way.


50 posted on 09/06/2009 6:12:34 PM PDT by DennisR (Look around - God gives countless, indisputable, and unambiguous clues that He does, indeed, exist.)
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