Skip to comments.Pelosi Drives Even Jon Stewart Crazy
Posted on 11/13/2011 6:41:17 PM PST by lbryce
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Former House Speaker and current Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., attacked Republicans for their opposition to debt ceiling increases, but defended President Obama for voting against a debt-ceiling increase when he was in the Senate, during an interview with Jon Stewart. Her effort to reconcile the two positions drove The Daily Show host to distraction. You can see the transcript and video below.
Pelosi: "We didn't say, '[Bush] amassed this debt, we're not lifting the debt ceiling,' because we have to honor the full faith and credit of our country. Republicans with this president, and this president only, exacted upon him that $1.2 trillion [spending cut].
JS: "Well, there were -- you know, President Obama himself voted against lifting the debt ceiling [as a Senator]."
Pelosi: "That's okay, you can lift it, but you can't obstruct it."
JS: "No, he voted against lifting it."
Pelosi: "You can vote against it. You can vote against lifting it."
JS: "But he said he voted against lifting it because he knew the other people would lift it."
Pelosi: "That's right. That's right. And I say to my members, 'you can vote anyway you want, but we're not going to obstruct [the debt-ceiling increase].' It's about if you're going to obstruct."
JS: "So its okay to do it for political reasons, but not for principle."
Pelosi: "No, you have to vote what you believe."
JS: "As long as it doesn't actually obstruct it."
Pelosi: "Well, other people who may believe differently can take care of that."
[Editor's note: at this point, Jon Stewart put his hand over his face]
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she is the swamp, its loaded w/ donks
She is insane, and you always know when she is lying: her hands a moving.
her hand ARE moving,
The proper end to the interview would be to switch the heads on the bodies. Of course I mean that in the nicest possible way.
Partisan Media Shill ping.
I’d watch the video, except that the two people featured make me vomit.
But I agree with your assessment of Pelosi’s mental condition. She is separated from reality, living in an alternate universe. The further left you go in politics, the more likely you are to find such people.
Even Jon knows when to jump off a sinking battle axe.
Whenever I see her speaking I get the feeling I'm watching a psychotic traffic cop.
Y U P
The further left you go in politics, the more insanity you find, period.