The Daily Beast published a nearly 4,000-word piece on Sunday seeking to cancel CNN’s Van Jones for practicing partisanship within the confines of political reality.
Some activists at The Daily Beast appear to have a problem with bipartisanship.
The website published a nearly 4,000-word piece on Sunday attempting to cancel CNN political commentator Van Jones for using his expertise and influence to initiate change under adverse circumstances.
As a longtime Washington insider and advocate for criminal justice reform leading multiple nonprofits dedicated to the issue, Jones allegedly helped craft policy within a Republican administration and also provided help guiding South Carolina Republican Sen. Tim Scott’s recent bill on law enforcement in a GOP-controlled Senate. Meanwhile, others simply complained on television about the status quo and championed anarchic calls to “defund police.”
“CNN’s Van Jones Secretly Helped Craft the Weak Trump Police Reform He Praised On TV,” the The Daily Beast headline blasted as if Jones’ efforts to work within the confines of political reality were a scandal. In an era of unmatched polarization not seen since the Civil War, however, it just might be a scandal, as woke radicals seek to cancel anyone suspected of holding even the slightest dissent with the 21st-century cultural revolution in a Jacobian uprising.
The Beast reported that Jones worked extensively behind the scenes with White House senior adviser and President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner on the latest executive order signed this month that seeks to ban police chokeholds and provide funding for de-escalation training. While Democrats and liberals such as Al Sharpton chided the measure as mere lip service to genuine reform, Jones defended the efforts on CNN as a step in the right direction.
“We are winning,” Jones said . “Donald Trump had no plan a month ago to work on this issue at all. The fact […]