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 to¬†anoint a leader¬†of the Occupy Movement, namely former Obama administration official Van Jones, now leader of the Rebuild the Dream organization.
When CNN‚Äôs¬† Suzanne Malveaux suggested to Jones last week that he might be a ‚Äúleader‚ÄĚ of the Occupy Movement, Jones demurred saying, ‚ÄúThere are a lot of us,‚ÄĚ and that the movement is ‚Äúleader filled.‚ÄĚ
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,‚ÄĚ Malveaux replied, according to a transcript,¬†thus expressing the desire¬†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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