"The question remains: how did he get hired?"Expect Michelle Malkin to follow up on this, but I think she already has the answer from Valerie Jarrett:
Valerie Jarrett took full credit at the nuttroots dKos blogger conference . . . for recruiting him and closely following his career:Such "creative ideas" and "all that energy"! A Yale Law grad and yet, somehow, a victim of raaaaacism!
"You guys know Van Jones? . . . Oooh. Van Jones, alright! So, Van Jones. We were so delighted to be able to recruit him into the White House. We were watching him, uh, really, he’s not that old, for as long as he’s been active out in Oakland. And all the creative ideas he has. And so now, we have captured that. And we have all that energy in the White House."
Pejman Yousefzadeh throws some show-tune lyrics at Jones. (NTTAWWT.) The Underground Conservative and Right View from the Left Coast give up the linky-love. (NTTAWWT, either.)
UPDATE: As predicted, Michelle Malkin conducts a seminar on how the MSM has ignored and distorted the story about Van Jones.