Obama's Green Jobs Czar, Van Jones resigned yesterday amid the controversy surrounding his being a self-described communist, among other things.
---Obama 'Green Jobs' Adviser Van Jones Resigns Amid Controversy
Van Jones, President Obama's green jobs adviser, had been linked to efforts suggesting a government role in the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
Sunday, September 06, 2009
White House green jobs adviser Van Jones resigned in the middle of the Labor Day weekend following persistent controversy over his past remarks and associations.
Jones, who served as an adviser to the White House Council on Environmental Quality, had generated mounting criticism over the past week. He earlier issued back-to-back apologies -- first, for calling Republicans "assholes" during a videotaped address earlier in the year, and second for signing a petition in 2004 supporting the "9/11 truther" movement, which believes the Bush administration may have been involved in the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks. [...]
Good riddance. It pleases me that such a thing has happened. It means that the government, to some degree, is still in control of the people. We, the people, can STILL affect the government and make positive change.