CNN's Van Jones: SOTU Was ‘Psychotically Incoherent’ With ‘Cookies and Dog Poop’

Proving why CNN pays him to be an expert political commentator, left-wing activist Van Jones panned President Trump’s Tuesday State of the Union address as a “psychotically incoherent speech with cookies and dog poop” moments after it was over.

After former GOP Senator and senior political commentator Rick Santorum talked about ideas the President proposed to reach across the aisle, Jones unloaded his potty mouth. “I see it very, very differently. I saw this as a psychotically incoherent speech with cookies and dog poop,” he exclaimed. “He tries to put together in the same speech these warm kind things about humanitarianism and caring about children. At the same time, he is demonizing people who are immigrants in a way that was appalling.

 

 

Jones proceeded to complain about all the people Trump didn’t mention in his fairly inclusive address:

There were people in that gallery who were children who have been torn away from their mothers at the border. He did not mention them. There were soldiers who were transgender who have been thrown out of the military. He didn't mention them. There are -- there are people who -- there are veterans -- he talked about veterans. There are veterans who he has thrown out of this country who are Dreamers. He did not mention them. And he didn't say one positive thing [about illegal immigrants]…

“Then talk about the one who drowned saving people in Houston after the storm. Talk about the people who have given their lives to this country. You guys see this very differently,” he said before getting cut off by host Anderson Cooper because the Democratic response was about to start.

This is CNN.

The transcript is below, click "expand" to read:

CNN State of the Union
February 5, 2019
10:37:26 p.m. Eastern

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RICK SANTORUM: I'm just saying, that if you look at what the President -- the concrete proposals he put forward, there is not a lot of conservative -- there's a lot of outreach to Nancy Pelosi and Democrats.

VAN JONES: I see it very, very differently. I saw this as a psychotically incoherent speech with cookies and dog poop. He tries to put together in the same speech these warm kind things about humanitarianism and caring about children. At the same time, he is demonizing people who are immigrants in a way that was appalling.

SANTORUM: Demonizing child trafficking --

JONES: No, no, hold on a second. Hold on a second. There were people in that gallery who were children who have been torn away from their mothers at the border. He did not mention them. There were soldiers who were transgender who have been thrown out of the military. He didn't mention them. There are -- there are people who -- there are veterans -- he talked about veterans. There are veterans who he has thrown out of this country who are Dreamers. He did not mention them. And he didn't say one positive thing -- listen, there are -- if you want to talk about the people he could have mentioned --

SANTORUM: So not mentioning is a bad speech? Not mentioning-- he's supposed to mention everybody you want him to mention?

JONES: No, no, no. If you're going to talk about immigration, you’re going to talk about undocumented people --

SANTORUM: And make his case.

JONES: -- No, hold on a second. Then talk about the one who drowned saving people in Houston after the storm. Talk about the people who have given their lives to this country. You guys see this very differently. You're looking at it from the point of view of –

ANDERSON COOPER: I just have to toss to Wolf because we have to set up the Democratic response.

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