OWS leaderless no more? Van Jones vying for the top spot.
Posted on November 24, 2011 at 1:13 AM EST
The corporate media seems to want toÂ anoint a leaderÂ of the Occupy Movement, namely former Obama administration official Van Jones, now leader of the Rebuild the Dream organization.
When CNNâ€™sÂ Suzanne Malveaux suggested to Jones last week that he might be a â€śleaderâ€ť of the Occupy Movement, Jones demurred saying, â€śThere are a lot of us,â€ť and that the movement is â€śleader filled.â€ť
All right, Van Jones, you might at least be a spokesperson, you know, maybe not a leader, but certainly a good spokesperson for the group,â€ť Malveaux replied, according to a transcript,Â thus expressing the desireÂ of the corporate media to appoint our leaders. Like Time magazine, CNN wants to make Jones a spokesperson for the movement.
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