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David Corn, media CIA plant, goes out on a limb to smear 9/11 Truth

David Corn has long been known to have other agendas in his writings for The Nation, Mother Jones and other 'leftist' publications.

In a September 7 piece for Mother Jones though, he specifically blames the recent canning of Van Jones - candidate for Obama's 'green jobs' advisor position - by right wing echo chamber media shills as SOLELY the responsibility of the 9/11 Truth movement (due to Van Jones' having signed a single 9/11 petition years ago).
The signing of the 9/11 Truth petition had been seized upon by right wing activists, among of course many other things Van Jones had done as a left activist, to oppose his consideration for the Obama administration position. According to Corn: "... perpetuators of the 9/11 nonsense launched a virus in left circles, and Jones was not savvy enough to keep clear of it. ... In a way, I tried to prevent this from happening." The tone and discussion in David Corn's article is like reading an eighth-grader carp about having lost a beauty pageant.

Corn goes on at length to describe his own writing "career" in having "debunked" 9/11 Truthers over the years, making it sound as if 'this is the last straw':

"I even debunked a book promoting an unfounded 9/11 conspiracy theory that was published by Nation Books when I was Washington editor of The Nation magazine."

Van Jones and the 9/11 Conspiracy Theory Poison
By David Corn | Mon September 7, 2009 5:27 PM PST

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