Skip to comments.Video: NPR's Mara Liasson Compares Pelosi To Winston Churchill
Posted on 11/08/2010 12:48:17 PM PST by blog.Eyeblast.tv
Mara Liasson, the national political correspondent for National Public Radio, appeared on Fox News Sunday and compared Nancy Pelosi to Winston Churchill.
She said, Nancy Pelosi did two things for which she will go down in history; she was an incredibly effective Majority Leader- and speaker- when there was an opposition president, she helped make a majority, and when she was in the majority she was the hammer that got through President Obamas agenda and sent it to the Senate. However, that is a completely different role from what she wants to do now for which, I think, shes kind of like Winston Churchill.
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LOL. The Churchill of Gallopoli.
Mara’s been guzzling the bong water again.
I heard/saw some thing about Liasson deathly afraid of being “Juaned” out of NPR, and really went out of her way to pander to the moonbats in charge at NPR.
Hmph. “The Hammer.”
On those two points, how could one not agree? However, if she starts comparing Churchill and Pelosi on ideology of what’s best for their respective countries, Churchill wins hands down.
Is Liarson expecting BO to chuck Pelosi’s bust outta the WH?
‘cos that would be the only similarity!
More like Freddie Kruger!
Mara is not the sharpest bulb in the drawer.
Someone point me to the vomitorium.
She’s the exact opposite of Churchill who always bucked whatever party he was in. Partisans hated Churchill.
Mara was joking?
More like the card Queen in Alice’s nightmare.
The left have lost what little brain they had left
I was watching when this was said and I just could not stop laughing. I thought no more like Stalin. He was and still is beloved by communist ideologues. Pelosi saw nothing wrong in putting people in jail who refused to buy insurance. Stalin?
I think LOL is the appropriate way to approach idiots like this. Laughter and mockery.
Do NPR’s policies cover insanity of their analysts?
Mara is ensuring her job security with NPR.
To compare such a great man with an arrogant, superficial and power-hungry little twit like Nancy Pelosi is to equate a mighty mountain with a steaming pile of equine effluence.
That’s a terrible thing to say. I think Sir Winston is a LOT better looking and more capable than Pelosi.
I saw her make this point one night last week on the FOX roundtable. Laughed my ass off! Still laughing.
Can the Fox All-Stars stop taking her seriously now, please?
Since she said “Winston Churchill” rather than “Sir Winston Churchill,” presumably she means the grandson with the same name (1940-2010) who was also a politician.
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (1874-1965)
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
There is no such thing as a good tax.
Some see private enterprise as a predatory target to be shot, others as a cow to be milked, but few are those who see it as a sturdy horse pulling the wagon.
The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
We contend that for a nation to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodilehoping it will eat him last.
The problems of victory are more agreeable than the problems of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
From now on, ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I shall not put.
A fanatic is one who cant change his mind and wont change the subject.
Bessie Braddock: Sir, you are drunk.
Churchill: Madam, you are ugly. In the morning, I shall be sober.
Nancy Astor: Sir, if you were my husband, I would give you poison.
Churchill: If I were your husband I would take it.
A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.
Once in a while you will stumble upon the truth but most of us manage to pick ourselves up and hurry along as if nothing had happened.
If you are going to go through hell, keep going.
It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.
You have enemies? Good. That means youve stood up for something, sometime in your life.
If you have ten thousand regulations, you destroy all respect for the law.
You can always count on Americans to do the right thingafter theyve tried everything else.
History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.
Writing a book is an adventure. To begin with, it is a toy and an amusement; then it becomes a mistress, and then it becomes a master, and then a tyrant. The last phase is that just as you are about to be reconciled to your servitude, you kill the monster, and fling him out to the public.
The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.
A sheep in sheeps clothing. (On Clement Atlee)
A modest man, who has much to be modest about. (On Clement Atlee)
I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the ordeal of meeting me is another matter.
The truth is incontrovertible, malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end; there it is.
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.
Politics is the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didnt happen.
Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy.
Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.
Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.
Everyone has his day and some days last longer than others.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the Continent.
-The Sinews of Peace speech, Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri, March 5, 1945
If Hitler invaded hell I would make at least a favorable reference to the devil in the House of Commons.
Those who can win a war well can rarely make a good peace and those who could make a good peace would never have won the war.
Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality that guarantees all the others.
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
If you will not fight for right when you can easily win without blood shed; if you will not fight when your victory is sure and not too costly; you may come to the moment when you will have to fight with all the odds against you and only a precarious chance of survival. There may even be a worse case. You may have to fight when there is no hope of victory, because it is better to perish than to live as slaves.
You ask, What is our policy? I will say; It is to wage war, by sea, land and air, with all our might and with all the strength that God can give us: to wage war against a monstrous tyranny, never surpassed in the dark lamentable catalogue of human crime. That is our policy. You ask, What is our aim? I can answer with one word: Victoryvictory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory there is no survival.
We shall not flag or fail. We shall go on to the end. We shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and the oceans, we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air, we shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be. We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender.
Hitler knows that he will have to break us in this island or lose the war. If we can stand up to him, all Europe may be free and life of the world may move forward into broad, sunlit uplands. But if we fall, then the whole world, including the United States, including all that we have known and cared for, will sink into the abyss of a new Dark Age made more sinister, and perhaps more protracted, by the lights of perverted science.
Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so bear ourselves that, if the British Empire and its Commonwealth lasts for a thousand years, men will still say, This was their finest hour!
Maras been guzzling the bong water again.She's more of a rum-soaked-raisin gal, like tah-RAY-sah
Does Pelosi smoke cigars?
The same first initial ... yeah, that's the ticket ...
Juan’s firing making you nervous, Mara?
More like Ward, not Winston.
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