Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos followed a familiar pattern when he gave $100 million to left-wing radical Van Jones on Tuesday: America’s billionaire elite continues to fund the activists who want to destroy the system that made them rich.
They call it “giving back,” but the $100 million will not be distributed to the small business owners Amazon.com has displaced over the years. Rather, it will fund Jones’s “charities” — left-wing political groups operating as non-profits.
Jones is a hard-core radical activist who has gone mainstream. Forced to resign as “green jobs” czar in the Obama White House for his alleged link to 9/11 Trutherism, and after calling Republicans “assholes,” Jones continued his unique brand of activism, moving into the mainstream of American politics. He found a regular perch at CNN, and became one of its more thoughtful voices — with occasional incendiary comments, such as calling Trump’s 2016 victory