We don’t need a Messiah, we have a movement

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October 3, 2011
Our Future Blog
by Bill Scher  
Posted in Commentary, PND Commentary

"Noting the wide-ranging feelings about President Barack Obama among the thousands attending the conference, Jones said: 'Some people love the president. Some don't. But the point is, what are we going to do?' To solve the jobs crisis, to rebuild our infrastructure, to restore tax fairness, to renew a vibrant middle class, we don't need to agree about Barack Obama. Because, as Van Jones said, the slogan of 2008 wasn't, 'Yes HE Can.' It was 'Yes WE Can.' Jones counseled the crowd not to wait for a 'messiah' or a 'Superman,' because the American Dream movement is 'your movement.'" (10/03/11)


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