by James O’Keefe, March 1, 2022
10 years ago this morning I found out one of my mentors Andrew Breitbart died.
He used to tell me, “People are going to say whatever and try to claim whatever to try and take us out. They have an irrational fear of us. They want us on a leash. We’re not going to be on a leash. They want us to dance. We’re not going to dance with them.”
Andrew could at one moment be so light-hearted and in the next, be a raging pitbull filled with passion, righteous anger.
In the beginning of Project Veritas we used to have almost daily late night phone conversations about speaking truth to power.
There is nothing in this life as sweet as justice and nothing as motivating as injustice. A lot of people in the media and in the wider world waste their time pursuing power, money and glory. I’ve always found more interesting and important the pursuit of justice, the fight to expose facts and inform people, which can be quite a battle in an of itself.
There is noble purpose in fighting. Andrew Breitbart took up arms in that fight with a zeal, an energy, and an optimism which was and always will be an inspiration to me. Here are some clips of us together back then. I look back on the way I was. Same person, same mission, same passion. Except now I give zero f****