Sunday, September 06, 2009

Obama adviser quits amid 9-11 controversy

Barry Artiste Op.Ed

9-11 always a political football with the US electorate can get you elected or fired depending on your view of the cause and circumstances in who is responsible.  Certainly Foot in Mouth Disease may have played a part in Van Jones resignation.

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A top environmental adviser to U.S. President Barack Obama has resigned from his job in the midst of what he calls "a vicious smear campaign against me."

Van Jones, an adviser on environmentally friendly "green jobs" with the White House Council on Environmental Quality, has been linked to a group that has questioned whether the U.S. government had a role in the September 11 terrorist attacks.

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1 comment:

Lisa said...

I can't believe he resigned. No body is perfect but you have to have a real tough skin to be in politics.