Watch: Van Jones’s Raw Emotional Response to Trump's Victory Sums Up How We All Feel

Watch: Van Jones’s Raw Emotional Response to Trump's Victory Sums Up How We All Feel

“This was a white-lash.”

Published 3 weeks ago

As the election results came pouring in early this morning, news correspondents opened up about what this means for America. 

During a CNN election live broadcast, correspondent and former Obama administration staffer Van Jones gave the world a perfect explanation of how many of us are feeling right now. 

  1. Jones sounded choked up as he explained what really happened during the election
  2. As he spoke with truth and grace, people on Twitter commended him for his words
  3. And Even when Trump supporter Corey Lewandowski acted like a child
  4. Jones remained dignified and was a true class act

    Jones perfectly articulated that the surge in support for Trump is a "white-lash."

    "This was a white-lash. This was a white-lash against a changing country. It was a white-lash against a Black president, in part," said Jones on CNN. 

  5. His Words resonating so strongly with the public, Eventually #whitelash trended on Twitter
  6. As scary as these results may appear, we are thankful to have people like Van Jones articulating for real America

Written by Rachel Herron

(Photo: Leigh Vogel/Getty Images)

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