Van Jones and others want to create a "liberal tea party."
The Tea Party asserts that people have the right to be free, keep and maintain their private property, and live without the fear of an overwhelming government.
The Contract for the American Dream, the name Van Jones and crew gave their mission statement, asserts that people get government-supplied jobs and get access to the property earned by others.
In short, it's a mechanism to steal from others by way of the government.
Now, while I know there are people out there who have no problem whatsoever with that approach, the vast majority of Americans don't like a culture centered on theft.
Further, what Van Jones and his fellow thieves fail to address - and it's a doozy - is that they offer no incentive to anyone to start a company. And without small business, nothing else exists. There is no revenue for government, no jobs in the private sector, no money for non-profits. Nothing in the Contract for the American Dream addresses business success.
Which is why the "liberal tea party" is a myth before it begins.