Democratic leaning media like The Nation, in lockstep with the direction of Rebuilding The Dream, are breathlessly asking Van Jones what the next step in confronting or building what they call “a liberal alternative” to the Tea Party will be. That's the fight Van Jones wants to pick --- his brand against theirs, diveting attention away from the results we have a fundamental right to expect from our elected officials.
It's not a movement strategy. It's a marketing campaign. And Van Jones isn't a movement leader. He's just been re-branded.