‘Whitelash Against a Black President’: Van Jones Blows Up Over Election Results
CNN’s Van Jones had a pretty grim take (to put it mildly) on the results showing a likely Donald Trump presidency.
“People have talked about a miracle. I’m hearing about a nightmare,” he said. “It’s hard to be a parent tonight for a lot of us. You tell your kids, ‘Don’t be a bully.’ You tell your kids, ‘Don’t be a bigot.’ You tell your kids, ‘Do your homework and be prepared.’ And then you have this outcome and you have people putting children to bed tonight and they’re afraid of breakfast. They’re afraid of ‘How do I explain this to my children?'”
He said that there are Muslims and immigrant families out there who are “terrified tonight.”
And then he made this declaration:
“This was a whitelash. This was a whitelash against a changing country. It was a whitelash against a black president, in part. And that’s the part where the pain comes. And Donald Trump has a responsibility tonight to come out and reassure people that he is going to be the president of all the people who he insulted and offended and brushed aside.”
Watch above, via CNN.
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