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Van Jones: Progressives created the blogosphere and ‘checkmated’ right-wing radio


Do progressives believe the stuff that comes out of their mouths?

From my TL I see @VanJones68 is practicing verbal masturbation at #NN12 #tcot

— Melissia (@ProudoftheUSA) June 9, 2012

No joke:  During the closing keynote speech at Netroots Nation, Van Jones reportedly told a roomful of starry-eyed progressive activists that they ‘checkmated’ conservative radio and created the blogosphere.

@VanJones68: You shut down RW radio. No politician did that 4 you. You did it yourselves. You need to remind readers of the power THEY have.

— Sharoney (@Sharoney) June 9, 2012

We’re pretty sure Van Jones and his audience don’t know what “checkmated” means. By the way, R.I.P Air America.

I think Van Jones just said that liberals created the blogosphere. Interesting. #AlGoreCreatedtheInternetToo

— Billy Hallowell (@BillyHallowell) June 9, 2012

Well, if progressives invented the blogosphere, they sure lost control of it pretty quickly. Kinda like a liberal hashtag.

@VanJones68 – Bloggers, take yourself more seriously, don't depress and demoralize. Fight back! Somebody has to stand up! Let's Get Em #nn12

— Dr. Goddess (@drgoddess) June 9, 2012

“Let’s get ‘em”? New tone, Van. New tone.

And good luck with that. We love the smell of progressive desperation in the afternoon.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2012/06/09/van-jones-progressives-created-the-blogosphere-and-checkmated-right-wing-radio/

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