Van Jones Resigns

According to the Washington Post.

“I am resigning my post at the Council on Environmental Quality, effective today,” Jones said in a statement dated Sept 5 released around midnight on Sept 6.

“On the eve of historic fights for health care and clean energy, opponents of reform have mounted a vicious smear campaign against me.They are using lies and distortions to distract and divide,” he continued. “I have been inundated with calls — from across the political spectrum — urging me to ‘stay and fight.’ But I came here to fight for others, not for myself. I cannot in good conscience ask my colleagues to expend precious time and energy defending or explaining my past. We need all hands on deck, fighting for the future.”

Yeah, that’s it – I didn’t do anything wrong – all those horrible people were smearing me. Somehow I think Obama will make sure he lands on his feet.

Funny – I seem to be feeling a tingle running up my leg and I’m full of hope for change ;o)

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