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Quote from Zaid Jilani,

"ThinkProgress national security bloggers were called into a meeting with CAP senior staff and basically berated for opposing the Afghan war and creating daylight between us and Obama. It confused me a lot because on the one hand, CAP was advertising to donors that it opposed the Afghan war -- in our “Progressive Party,” the annual fundraising party we do with both Big Name Progressive Donors and corporate lobbyists (in the same room!) we even advertised that we wanted to end the war in Afghanistan.
But what that meeting with CAP senior staff showed me was that they viewed being closer to Obama and aligning with his policy as more important than demonstrating progressive principle, if that meant breaking with Obama."


Zaid Jilani (more quotes by Zaid Jilani or books by/about Zaid Jilani)

Former senior blogger for ThinkProgress at the Center for American Progress Action Fund


How Working In Washington Taught Me We’re All A Little Like RT America, Mar 6th, 2014


Censorship, Press, Propaganda


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