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Ben Jealous out at NAACP

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Fresh from five successful years of race-baiting and fomenting hatred, NAACP president Benjamin Jealous is leaving his post at the left-wing interest group.

According to the Chronicle of Philanthropy, “As NAACP’s youngest-ever leader, Mr. Jealous is credited with infusing the 104-year-old organization, once seen as graying and vulnerable, with energy, modernity—and sometimes, risky stances on issues like same-sex marriage that have rattled his board members. On his watch over the past five years, the group doubled its budget and national staff, thanks to sometimes explosive growth in fundraising. It shook off years of scandal and torpor, racked up victories in city halls and statehouses, and registered hundreds of thousands of voters.”

Self-described communist and black nationalist Van Jones praised Jealous.

“It’s inarguable that Ben Jealous has forcefully brought the NAACP into the 21st century,” says Van Jones, the 9/11 truther who was forced out as President Obama’s green jobs czar.

“For me and people of my generation—people in their 30s or 40s—you couldn’t mention the term ‘NAACP’ 10 years ago without people laughing. It had become an irrelevant relic. Ben changed all that.”

Jealous said he’s going to get into the education field, whatever that means.

“I’m going to miss the street fighting with mayors, state senators, governors—and winning,” Jealous said. “I’ve been an organizer since I was 18. It’s not just the end of my career as head of the NAACP. This is the end of my life as an organizer.”



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Matthew Vadum

The author of Subversion Inc.: How Obama’s ACORN Red Shirts are Still Terrorizing and Ripping Off American Taxpayers (WND Books, 2011), Vadum writes and speaks widely on ACORN and other…