Van Jones Lauds Muslim and Pakistani Americans as "Model Community" & "Geniuses"
"Honestly, if a Muslim family moved next door to you, you would be the happiest person in the world. First of all, the chances of your kids getting into trouble just went way down. OK, went way down.
the highest entrepreneurship, the highest educational attainment for women in the country (US). They are the model American community.
And so, when you have people who are now afraid to come here--that's starting to happen--you have geniuses from Pakistan, who are from Indonesia, who now (think to themselves) "I'm not safe here".
That becomes an economic problem for America long term. So that we're starting to do stuff here that doesn't make good sense for what has made us great so far."
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