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CNNís Van Jones compares Jussie Smollett to Jackie Robinson: ĎThis is the fall of an iconí
FoxNews.com ^ | Feb 21, 2019 | Brian Flood | Fox News

Posted on 02/21/2019 10:09:23 AM PST by ETL

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To: ETL

So is Jones claiming that Smollett is the first gay actor to get a part in Hollywood? Because if he is, I’ve got some news for him...


81 posted on 02/21/2019 11:25:58 AM PST by Billthedrill
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To: 1Old Pro

Radicals on his paternal side, too.

Here’s his grandfather’s obit.

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/leaderpost/obituary.aspx?pid=184450120

Peter was a lifelong radical, a trade unionist, civil rights activist, self-educated person, reader and polemicist.


82 posted on 02/21/2019 11:26:20 AM PST by maggief
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To: ETL

A guy I had never heard of is an Icon?


83 posted on 02/21/2019 11:29:39 AM PST by SaxxonWoods (The internet has driven the world mad.)
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To: Grampa Dave

dont forget he also smeared white people


84 posted on 02/21/2019 11:31:23 AM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not Averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: MeganC

Hes a communist. No surprise what he does.


85 posted on 02/21/2019 11:31:56 AM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not Averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: ETL
‘Empire’ as a show, to have him as a beloved character, I think did a great deal to knock back homophobia in the black community,” Jones said.

“The fact that he has been celebrated and you see homophobia in the black community through his eyes on the show, this is a Jackie Robinson against homophobia.”

So the purpose of this is to show that "homophobia" is rampant in the USA and mostly in the black community.

No wonder I never watched it and wrote it off as just another show pushing various agendas.

86 posted on 02/21/2019 11:33:34 AM PST by Syncro (Facts is Facts)
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To: ETL
Smollett created a phony crime to stereotypically portray whites and MAGA supporters as racists.

That kind of bigotry is the antithesis of what supposedly Jackie Robinson stood for.

87 posted on 02/21/2019 11:35:48 AM PST by FreeReign
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To: FreeReign

Smollett isn’t worthy to have shined Jackie Robinson’s shoes.


88 posted on 02/21/2019 11:36:19 AM PST by dfwgator (Endut! Hoch Hech!)
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To: Alberta's Child
I don't know where you got that picture, but the co-conspiritors were white, not black.


89 posted on 02/21/2019 11:36:53 AM PST by Syncro (Facts is Facts)
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To: Grampa Dave

Wait until they decide that the FBI should track fake hate crimes and the Dems call for laws to make them easier to fake.


90 posted on 02/21/2019 11:37:55 AM PST by Enge1934 (MAGA Make Alexandria Go Away)
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To: ETL

>>>This is the fall of an icon . . . <<<

Obviously, CNN has set their ICON standards pretty low. Humph.


91 posted on 02/21/2019 11:38:16 AM PST by Old Grumpy
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To: ETL

Mr.Robinson was a Republican!!


92 posted on 02/21/2019 11:43:30 AM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: ETL

Do they even stop to CONSIDER how stupid they sound?

Or do they have that much confidence in the stupidity of their viewers?


93 posted on 02/21/2019 11:45:01 AM PST by Mr. K (No consequence of repealing Obamacare is worse than Obamacare itself.)
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To: ETL

Smollet is closer to Tawana Brawley than Jackie Robinson.


94 posted on 02/21/2019 11:47:25 AM PST by EQAndyBuzz (TRUMP YOU MAGNIFICENT BASTARD!!!)
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To: Mr. K

Van Jones is a thug radicalized in prison

Now he is [S]arah [E]lizabeth Cupp’s BFF


95 posted on 02/21/2019 11:48:57 AM PST by Syncro (Facts is Facts)
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To: ETL

I went through high school with one of Jackie Robinson’s sons and had the immense pleasure of hearing Jackie speak at length at my graduation. I can assure you, Jussie Smollett is no Jackie Robinson.


96 posted on 02/21/2019 11:49:31 AM PST by T. Rustin Noone (the angels wanna wear my red shoes......)
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To: Leep
BTW when does the “free smollett” movement begin?
The movement will begin right after other inmates paint that phrase across his cheeks..

97 posted on 02/21/2019 11:49:52 AM PST by SunkenCiv (and btw -- https://www.gofundme.com/for-rotator-cuff-repair-surgery)
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To: irishjuggler

Same here.


98 posted on 02/21/2019 11:52:46 AM PST by Freedom'sWorthIt
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To: ETL

I think this is one of the most vile and disgusting yet common aspects of “liberalism”; the seemingly constant need to lecture and conflate and compare things that bear absolutely no relationship to each other in any way. It never ends. Pathetic. It pays well apparently but it’s really bizarre. F these people. Not my clowns, not my Circus and I hope they die in a fire.


99 posted on 02/21/2019 11:54:55 AM PST by Freedom4US
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“CNN’s Van Jones compares Jussie Smollett to Jackie Robinson: ‘This is the fall of an icon’”

ROTFLOL!

i doubt if the majority of people in the U.S. had even heard of the guy until he started faking racist/homophobe attacks on himself ... i know i didn’t’ and none of my friends did either ...


100 posted on 02/21/2019 11:57:50 AM PST by catnipman ((Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!))
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