Remember when the appointed-not-elected Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was known as a moderate democrat? Remember this the next time someone talks about a “moderate democrat.” There is no such thing.
Facing what could become a bruising primary battle, appointed U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) is embracing one of President Obama’s best known communist appointees, former green jobs czar Van Jones.
The Hill reports Gillibrand will share the stage with Jones at a panel discussion sponsored by the Advocacy Project at the Harvard Club in New York. Jones, a self-described “communist,” was pushed out of the Obama administration five months ago following the embarrassing revelation that he was a 9/11 “truther” who had signed a petition accusing the U.S. government of orchestrating the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Gillibrand was one of only seven senators who voted against de-funding the radical leftist group ACORN known for its decades of involvement in election fraud. At the time she defended her vote, telling the New York Post through a spokesperson, “The truth remains that thousands of New York families who are facing foreclosure depend on charitable organizations like ACORN for assistance.”
The panel-sponsoring Advocacy Project was founded by Democratic operative Erica Payne, who was a key figure in the founding of the George Soros-led Democracy Alliance, an ultra-secretive billionaires’ club that funds political projects aimed at turning America into socialist Europe. …