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Alexandra Pelosi Debuts New Video, Bill Maher Says It May ‘Make Liberals Go Insane’
Mediaite ^ | March 16, 2012 | Josh Feldman

Posted on 03/17/2012 12:40:35 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Alexandra Pelosi appeared on Real Time tonight with two purposes: to defend the video she filmed of voters in Mississippi that aired on the show last week, and to air a brand-new video that Bill Maher admitted would probably anger liberals in the same way the aforementioned video angered conservatives. For her new video, Pelosi spoke to African-American welfare recipients in New York. There was far less laughter during this piece than the Mississippi one (which Pelosi pointed out after it played), but there were still some revealing moments contained therein. One of the men lined up outside the welfare office said he was more interested in collecting than going across the street to try and find a job. Pelosi asked surprisingly tough questions, like “When was the last time you actually worked?” and “Why should my tax dollars be going to you?”

Maher joked before the video aired that Pelosi might not want to reveal her real New York address in case anyone has a problem with the video. Pelosi revealed afterwards that some of the people she spoke to at HBO told her that the video was too controversial for TV. She noted a slight hypocrisy between the willingness to run a video of “toothless rednecks, but when it’s our neighbors,” it becomes a problem. However, she and Maher did make sure to give some context to the two videos so that they were not completely equating both situations. Pelosi contrasted the money spent by the government on food stamps as opposed to defense, which gets a significantly larger portion of the federal budget.

Because this video depicted just as extreme a side as Pelosi’s first piece, she predicted there would be a similar response from the left complaining about her new video.

“These are stereotypes. They’re just snapshots. Now, by Monday morning, you’re going to have the left wing feeding frenzy attacking you for making the Democrats look bad.”

Maher joked that some might interpret the video as both himself and Pelosi being racists, which Maher said would be absurd because of his donation to President Obama‘s Super PAC. He did acknowledge that some of the people in the New York video do have real problems to deal with, because there is a stronger “legacy” to that as opposed to anything uttered by the Mississippians in the first video. And as for that piece, Maher also defended himself against the idea that he was being condescending to those people.

“When I see the toothless guy, as a liberal, I say, ‘I want to help you get teeth.’ Why does that make me an asshole? I don’t understand why… ‘You damn Yankee trying to get me teeth!’”

Maher predicted Pelosi’s new video would drive Fox News crazy because it gave a slightly negative depiction of welfare recipients (and Obama supporters), but it came from two liberals.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Politics; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: billmaher; blacks; economy; foodstamps; mississippi; newyork; pelosi; welfare
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Remind me: What year was it that President Lincoln freed the slaves? About how many generations have come & gone since then? I imagine my ancestors were slaves or serfs in Europe and probably even before that. What has that got to do with me?
1 posted on 03/17/2012 12:40:40 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

‘Make Liberals Go Insane’

Too late. They’ve been insane for decades.


2 posted on 03/17/2012 12:46:52 PM PDT by Brilliant
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“When I see the toothless guy, as a liberal, I say, ‘I want to help you get teeth.’ Why does that make me an asshole?

1. What you want is to make other people help him get teeth.

2. The presumption that he's helpless.

3. Your impulse to impose your will on others.

That enough for ya, Bill?

3 posted on 03/17/2012 12:47:44 PM PDT by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Lincoln freed the slaves, but the Democrats figured out a way to keep their descendants in bondage.
4 posted on 03/17/2012 12:47:54 PM PDT by what's up
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why anyone even talks to this rat sl_t is beyond me..


5 posted on 03/17/2012 12:49:30 PM PDT by newnhdad (Soylent green is people..)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Too late.


6 posted on 03/17/2012 12:52:35 PM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
“When I see the toothless guy, as a liberal, I say, ‘I want to help you get teeth.’ Why does that make me an asshole? I don’t understand why.

Then buy him some !!

I'm financially busy trying to save my own. Saving you from having to buy me some teeth also.

A$$hole

7 posted on 03/17/2012 12:55:22 PM PDT by Vinnie
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Maher thinks the black guy is entitled to full government support because of a 'legacy' that might link him to injustices that happened a couple of hundred years ago.

Alex Pelosi came across as a pretty intelligent woman. She identified the problem with entitlement mentality, but it didn't pierce her liberal armor. She mentioned that the dems are losing voters and used the example of service industry workers voting for republicans. Yet, she talks in the collective of "we liberals".

I would be curious to hear her views on why she is liberal and what it is she believes in about their agenda and their goal for America.

I think what she revealed is the constant struggle for political market share by (D) and (R) and how neither established elite is doing any good for the country or the people.

8 posted on 03/17/2012 12:56:27 PM PDT by Baynative (Please check this out - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFIcZkEzc8I)
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Nancy Pelosi has an absolute insatiable need to be important, and is oblivious to the damage she has done to peoples lives, as long as she can feed her adolescent narcissism. I have no idea how bright she may or may not be, but based on her public persona she appears to know little about anything. She comes across as an ‘our side has to beat your side’ political cheerleader who is clueless about the reality and gravity of what is at stake. She's just as bad as Obama.

Our side needs to do to her exactly what was done to Palin. We need to make her into a joke and destroy her credibility. She is so narcissistic that she will implode if she is mocked. I hate this kind of incivility, but she has done it over and over to others and does not deserve to have the reigns of power any longer. She has hurt a lot of people.

9 posted on 03/17/2012 12:57:44 PM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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Alexandra Pelosi is Nancy Pelosi’s daughter.


10 posted on 03/17/2012 1:04:52 PM PDT by Flavious_Maximus
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"Alexandra Pelosi is Nancy Pelosi’s daughter."

WTH? Isn't Nancy Pelosi a big supporter of abortion. How did she let this happen?

12 posted on 03/17/2012 1:20:54 PM PDT by lwoodham (I am Andrew Breitbart. Don't doubt me on this.)
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Oh great! If I donate money to 0bama’s superpac, I can be absolved of all racism accusations. Good to know.


13 posted on 03/17/2012 1:22:54 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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Pelosi contrasted the money spent by the government on food stamps as opposed to defense, which gets a significantly... is actually a Constitutional function of our government.

Fixed.

14 posted on 03/17/2012 1:23:44 PM PDT by JaguarXKE
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“Alexandra Pelosi is Nancy Pelosi’s daughter.”

Thanks. I had a knee-jerk reaction to seeing Pelosi’s name. I'm about to go out for a run - need to clear my head.

15 posted on 03/17/2012 1:32:30 PM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Flavious_Maximus

What the heck is going on?? Every time I flip on the tube or computer, there’s a new SLUT looking for that 15 minutes of fame. Must be the weather.


16 posted on 03/17/2012 1:32:55 PM PDT by jmax (SLUTS AND HO's LIKE MAKING IT ON SLEEP NUMBER BEDS)
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To: Baynative
Maher thinks the black guy is entitled to full government support because of a 'legacy' that might link him to injustices that happened a couple of hundred years ago.

One of the upsides to the flood of immigrants is the many peoples from Africa who have come to the DC metro area lately. Generally speaking, they are very nice people and good neighbors, without all the attitude you get from many African-Americans. The recent immigrants are happy to be here for the positive values of America.

Funny, one of my close African-American friends says she "can't stand those people from Africa." But despite my repeated questions (I am white), she won't say why. LOL!

17 posted on 03/17/2012 1:40:58 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("The facts of life are Tory." -- Margaret Thatcher)
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To: pieceofthepuzzle

The name pelosi makes me have an urge to warm up the tar pot and chase the chickens for a few feathers.


18 posted on 03/17/2012 1:47:46 PM PDT by X-spurt (Its time for ON YOUR FEET or on your knees)
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To: Albion Wilde

We have neighbors with a daughter that knows a young black woman from Ireland who’s parents are; one Irish and one Jamaican. She is collecting plenty of goodies in addition to her AA admission to the university. She may have politically correct pigmentation, but she has nothing to do with Africa.


19 posted on 03/17/2012 1:53:46 PM PDT by Baynative (Please check this out - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFIcZkEzc8I)
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To: Flavious_Maximus

Alexandra is a dirt bag just like her mother.


20 posted on 03/17/2012 1:54:44 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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