Skip to comments.Nancy Pelosi fades as power player
Posted on 04/14/2011 6:50:11 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
Nancy Pelosi fades as power player
By: Jonathan Allen April 14, 2011 04:35 AM EDT
During the past election season, Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) could have starred in a remake of the Hollywood cult classic Attack of the 50-Foot Woman. In an endless string of campaign ads, Republicans caricatured her even put her image on billboards as a political monster.
But now, the former House speaker more closely resembles The Incredible Shrinking Woman.
Her diminished stature has affected the way she is perceived in Washingtons power game and the way she handles her duties as head of the House Democratic minority. It all adds up to this: At times, the once-omnipresent Pelosi seems practically invisible in the Capitol.
When President Barack Obama, Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid hammered out a deal last week to avert a shutdown and fund the government for the rest of the year, Pelosi was delivering a speech at Tufts University near Boston.
But her hands would have been idle if she had stayed in Washington: The White House didnt want her involved in the talks.
In fact, Democratic and Republican sources tell POLITICO, none of the power brokers wanted her in the room. They feared that her presence and her defense of liberal values would have made it impossible for Obama to cut a deal with Boehner. The sources say Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky also was excluded so the White House could justify keeping Pelosi out.
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And this Nation is better because of it...
Good fo0r her. Now she will have more time to take care of her Depends.
“I’m mellltingggggg . . . . !
Can’t someone just throw a bucket of water on her, watch her melt and be done with it?
I'm sure if you get just one more face-lift all will be well again.
Good idea! LOL!
Fades ? sags would be a better word.
No matter how much botox you use it doesn’t take the ugliness away.
Pelosi took all the blame for November and now is humiliated.
Every time Pelosi calls her political opposition 'extreme' I dry heave. Twenty five years ago not a soul in DC took that leftist bizzy seriously.
Makes sense. Just thinking of her gives me shrinkage...
If only elections didn’t mean so much Nasty would still be Queen B*tch.
One more face lift and her ears will be positioned on her butt cheeks...
You can’t remove ugliness that comes from the inside.
One more face lift and she'll have a beard.
She is increasingly being recognized by all as a mentally unbalanced twit.
Good. The faster she fades, the less damage she can do to this country.
Unless she shaves...ewwww, gross...forget I said that.
She’s like a friggin’ virus. Never really gone, just hanging out, waiting to replicate and debilitate.
Her favorite poodle, Debbie Wassermoron Schmuck, is now the head of the DNC.
Nasty P’s fingerprints are all over DC, even if she isn’t making the cameos.
If that would work, it would definitely prove the theory that duct tape can hold ANYTHING together.
Sounds like the “Mythbusters” need to do an update to their “duct tape” episode.
Scratch another keyboard.
Thanks be that she’s out of the picture for now. But if the Dems every get the House back, she will return with vengeance in that black heart of hers.
IMHO, excluding McConnell from just about anything is an excellent idea. RINO.
Pelosi fades... How splendid!
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