Skip to comments.The parable of the blue cup: What Nancy Pelosi says is the problem with Democrats
Posted on 04/03/2012 12:35:02 PM PDT by Upstate NY Guy
So, I asked House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi in an interview the other night, what could keep the Democrats from retaking the House of Representatives in November? She pointed to a cup on the table between us.
"When the Republican leadership tells its members, 'there is a blue cup on the table,' every Republican repeats, 'there is a blue cup on the table,'" she said. She sighed. "When I tell my fellow Democrats, 'there is a blue cup on the table,' one will say 'there is a blue cup on a round table.' Another will say, 'there is a blue cup next to Nancy Pelosi's cup.' Another: 'a blue cup on a brown table.'"
"And I say, 'why did you say that?'" she went on. "And the answer is: 'because it's true.'"
It may sound as if the former speaker, who still holds the top Democratic leadership position in the House, is conducting a linguistics seminar. But her point is simple: Democrats are incapable of the clear, simple messaging at which Republicans excel. In 2006, Pelosi says, Democrats regained the House by hammering away at one message: "Protect Social Security." This year, she says, Democrats must answer the Republicans' unwavering anti-government theme with a mantra of their own: "Medicare, Medicare, Medicare." The proposals laid out by House Budget Chair Paul Ryan, with their alterations to both the size and structure of Medicare, offer Democrats a rich target of opportunityif only have they can muster the discipline to stay on message.
(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...
May the House Dems never waiver in their support of this brilliant leader.
These people are certifiable.
BTW. It’s the damn democrats that want to gut medicare. Read the effing health care bill you dingbat!
Democrats say "That's RACIST!!!"
Didn't Pelosi and her brood cut half a trillion from Medicare in '09?
Obama says there’s a purple cow on the barn roof and it’s unprecedented.
Yeah! Our guys should be able to knock this one out of the park.
Pelosi, you have two cups - and your brains are sagging in them!
Pelosi says we must all buy blue cups from the china store to make pills more affordable to the people who do not have access to blue cups. Obama says to argue otherwise is judicial activism.
“Democrats are incapable of the clear, simple messaging at which Republicans excel.”
That’s because the Dems don’t HAVE to have a clear, simple message. The MSM will fall over each other to do that for them.
Dumber than dirt
Democrats are so forgetful. Nancy and her running dog lackeys got votes from people who were worried that Mark Foley was representative of typical Republican politicians.
Well Nancy honey, when every word out of your and your cohort's mouths are lies, every once in a while you get called on it. And those lies are difficult to square with reality, and such lies are incompatible with simple messages. Therein lies your problem.
It is called TRUTH.
Pelosi: "We will win be all repeating the same mantra: "Blue cups and MediCare caps for all, er I mean Blue caps and medically cupped brains for some, er I mean Blue brained lobotomies for many, er, something like that..."
the problem with Democrats
is that all the smart people have run away from the party screaming
Rush could have a lot of fun with this one. I hope he gets into this tomorrow.