Former Obama green jobs czar Van Jones said on CNN’s “Situation Room” on Tuesday that Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney had acted like a “douche,” and President Barack Obama like a “wimp,” during the first presidential debate.
“You had two guys up there–one was kind of acting like a douche, and one was acting kind of like a wimp, and between a wimp and a douche–” Jones said.
“Those are strong words, Van,” said Gloria Borger.
“Those are strong words, but if that’s the divide, I think people are going to want somebody who seems like a stronger leader even if they were a little bit obnoxious. I think what you’re going to see now is who’s the real guy,” Jones said.
“You’re saying Romney was obnoxious?” asked Borger. [Read more from this story HERE]
Here’s Van Jones’ response (it starts at about :40):