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Pelosi: Republican Jews 'Being Exploited'
Weekly Standard ^ | 7-28-2012 | Daniel Halper

Posted on 07/28/2012 8:34:41 AM PDT by smoothsailing

July 28, 2012

Pelosi: Republican Jews 'Being Exploited'

Daniel Halper

In an interview, House minority leader Nancy Pelosi said that she believes Republican Jews are "being exploited," but she was sure to add, "And they're smart people."

Pelosi made the comments in response to whether Jewish voters would support President Barack Obama in the presidential election later this year.

"I think [Obama] will" win the Jewish vote, Pelosi said, when pressed on the subject. "I think that he will, because the fact is when the facts get out. You know, as many of the Republicans are using Israel as an excuse, what they really want are tax cuts for the wealthy. So Israel, that can be one reason they put forth."

The interviewer then added, "That’s why some of the Republican Jewish supporters are really active." 

Pelosi responded, "Well, that’s how they’re being exploited. And they’re smart people. They follow these issues. But they have to know the facts. And the fact is that President Obama has been the strongest person in terms of sanctions on Iran, which is important to Israel. He’s been the strongest person on whether it’s Iron Dome, David’s Sling, any of these weapons systems and initiatives that relate to Israel. He has been there over and over again."

The interview was conducted by Bloomberg's Al Hunt

Note: William Kristol: "Pelosi: President Obama's Been to Israel 'Over and Over Again.'"


TOPICS: Extended News; Israel; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: burqagirl; california; condescendingliberal; demagogicparty; dhimmicrats; hezbollah; iran; irondome; jewishvote; nancypelosi; pelosi; rjc
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1 posted on 07/28/2012 8:34:49 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

Isn’t that what the anti-Semites always say...”[Jews]they’re smart people.”


2 posted on 07/28/2012 8:37:02 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: smoothsailing

Smartest women the donks have


3 posted on 07/28/2012 8:38:20 AM PDT by reefdiver (Shoeless John Roberts, An American Tragedy.)
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To: reefdiver

When a Sicilian mobsters daughter tells me the Jews are smart i’m sure she’s up to no good.


4 posted on 07/28/2012 8:41:40 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: BenLurkin

They do. But the Jewish comedian Jackie Mason says the fact that most Jews vote for Democrats proves that Jews don’t like the “they’re smart” stereotype.


5 posted on 07/28/2012 8:41:51 AM PDT by elhombrelibre ("I'd rather be ruled by the Tea Party than the Democratic Party." Norman Podhoretz)
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To: smoothsailing

Someone ping Mark Levin and inform him that he’s being exploited. So says thou royal Dem Diva Nanners Peelooseli.
What an idiot supreme.


6 posted on 07/28/2012 8:43:39 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: smoothsailing
You stupid old bat...No one is as dumb as you and the other idiots in Washington..

Ever time I look at you I laugh because we took the thing you loved the most away from you and that was power..Just wait we are not done yet..We will move your office to the janitors closet in 2012..

I could say I hate you but I just feel sorry for your idiot self..

7 posted on 07/28/2012 8:45:42 AM PDT by PLD
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To: smoothsailing

Did someone take away the phone booth they meet in?


8 posted on 07/28/2012 8:45:52 AM PDT by edcoil (It is not over until I win.)
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To: reefdiver

You’re being extremely unfair to Sheila Jackson-Lee.


9 posted on 07/28/2012 8:46:57 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: elhombrelibre
Jews don’t like the “they’re smart” stereotype.

Well then, how do they feel about the 'rich' stereotype? Or, to put it another way, are they offended by Pelosi's comment, "what they really want are tax cuts for the wealthy. "

10 posted on 07/28/2012 8:48:05 AM PDT by sportutegrl
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To: smoothsailing

When Pelosi says ‘and they are smart people’ is she implying that certain other groups are NOT smart people??


11 posted on 07/28/2012 8:48:23 AM PDT by profit_guy
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To: smoothsailing

When Pelosi says ‘and they are smart people’ is she implying that certain other groups are NOT smart people??


12 posted on 07/28/2012 8:48:39 AM PDT by profit_guy
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To: PLD

HUNT: Should Mitt Romney be pressured by Democrats to release his previous tax returns?

PELOSI: I think he’s being pressured by the Republicans to release his tax returns.

HUNT: But how about Democrats? Is that an issue that you and the president and others should raise with him?

PELOSI: As I said, as far as Mitt Romney is concerned, I’m concerned about his policies -

HUNT: So you don’t really think that releasing his tax returns should be a big deal?

PELOSI: I think not releasing them is a big deal.

HUNT: Well, why don’t House members release theirs then?

PELOSI: Because we’re not running for president of the United States.

HUNT: But you’re a co-equal branch of government, aren’t you?

PELOSI: Well, when we all run for president, then we’ll have to take that into consideration. He could not even be a member of his own cabinet -

HUNT: Thank you very much, Congresswoman Pelosi, for being with us.

PELOSI: Thank you.


13 posted on 07/28/2012 8:57:20 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: profit_guy
When Pelosi says ‘and they are smart people’ is she implying that certain other groups are NOT smart people??

She's implying that smart people don't vote Republican.

Which begs the question, how would she know?

14 posted on 07/28/2012 9:01:00 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

“”I think [Obama] will” win the Jewish vote, Pelosi said, when pressed on the subject.”


Obozo won 78% of the Jewish vote in ‘08 before Jews were able to see his unabated antisemitism...if Romney pulls in 35%-40% of the Jewish vote obozo is toast...


15 posted on 07/28/2012 9:06:03 AM PDT by God luvs America (63.5million pay no federal income tax then vote demoKrat)
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To: sportutegrl

I don’t think Jackie Mason was serious about Jews not liking the “they’re smart” stereotype. He’s a Jew, a comic, and a good Republican as baffled as us about why Jews do something as inherently against their self-interest as voting for the Democrats. As to how they like the “rich Jew” stereotype, I’d read right over that ugly stereotype. That seems even more invidious to me. Hey, wanna bet the mainstream media hammers her over it?


16 posted on 07/28/2012 9:06:21 AM PDT by elhombrelibre ("I'd rather be ruled by the Tea Party than the Democratic Party." Norman Podhoretz)
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To: elhombrelibre
Hey, for you maybe but I'd really like to be known as a rich guy. Not a whole lot rich, but maybe 2, 3 billion perhaps.

Make me happy and you could call me all day long and I wouldn't answer!

17 posted on 07/28/2012 9:16:08 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: God luvs America

Allowing Iran to get nukes is the equivalent to voting for Hitler. Don’t see how any Jew could support the destruction of Israel.


18 posted on 07/28/2012 9:19:56 AM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: smoothsailing

Pelosi also liked Obama, being a clean, black man and all.


19 posted on 07/28/2012 9:20:24 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Congrats to Ted Kennedy! He's been sober for two years now!!)
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To: smoothsailing
One thing that can't go unnoticed about the RATS.....they consistently blame pubbies for misdeeds that THEY are engaged. Talk about exploitation...thinks of the blacks, the Hispanics and the Jews.
20 posted on 07/28/2012 9:26:08 AM PDT by kenmcg (t)
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To: smoothsailing

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uGU0bE4GKVY

There’s that little flashback from the Republican Jewish Coalition.


21 posted on 07/28/2012 9:36:59 AM PDT by Republican Wildcat
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To: BenLurkin
Isn’t that what the anti-Semites always say...”[Jews]they’re smart people.”

Yah,and they go on to say "why,my accountant is Jewish".

22 posted on 07/28/2012 9:41:56 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Poor Barack.If He's Reelected,Think Of The Mess He'll Inherit!)
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To: God luvs America
if Romney pulls in 35%-40% of the Jewish vote obozo is toast...

Maybe not.I think the Jewish vote is pretty heavily concentrated in states that are deep,deep blue anyway.I don't think they'd be a big factor in the dozen or so swing states.

23 posted on 07/28/2012 9:45:04 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Poor Barack.If He's Reelected,Think Of The Mess He'll Inherit!)
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To: smoothsailing

Doesn’t that therefore apply if you’re second in line for succession to the presidency?

HF


24 posted on 07/28/2012 9:45:09 AM PDT by holden
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To: smoothsailing

Shut up Pelosi, you commie.


25 posted on 07/28/2012 9:47:55 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: smoothsailing
PELOSI HAND OUT, A HELPING HAND
26 posted on 07/28/2012 9:51:04 AM PDT by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: smoothsailing

Pelosi really is loathsome. Her comment is offensive on at least two levels. First, it is plainly racist, without her knowing that it is. Second, it reveals that she has a deeply ingrained plantation mentality, that is, she considers herself the mistress of the plantation with the moral right and authority to tell all else who they are and what they should be thinking.

What a bitter, nasty crone she will be when she sits alone and unloved in her old age.


27 posted on 07/28/2012 9:54:51 AM PDT by Belteshazzar (We are not justified by our works but by faith - De Jacob et vita beata 2 +Ambrose of Milan)
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To: Belteshazzar

And she single handed certified Obozo eligible to run for the office of President of the U.S.

Complicit. Open for trial for her fraudulent actions.


28 posted on 07/28/2012 10:20:03 AM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

This should be fun to watch. :’) Jews are getting murdered daily for decades by jihadists, and this dizzy bitch never met a jihadist, abortionist, flaming queen, Occutard, or other anti-American [characterization deleted] she didn’t like.


29 posted on 07/28/2012 10:21:06 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Jews are indeed a factor in FL, OH and PA. NY will not be.


30 posted on 07/28/2012 10:32:55 AM PDT by profit_guy
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To: BenLurkin

Maybe I’m nuts but nothing this woman ever said makes any sense. I can read it twice. It just does not even sound right or flow.


31 posted on 07/28/2012 10:33:36 AM PDT by formosa (Formosa)
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To: elhombrelibre

Dems get a pass on bigoted remarks.


32 posted on 07/28/2012 10:37:37 AM PDT by sportutegrl
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To: profit_guy

Only in Florida. Not sure where the idea Jewish votes could swing OH or PA but, you’re right, it’s often repeated.


33 posted on 07/28/2012 10:41:45 AM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: smoothsailing

Dear Nancy Pelosi, Does USA insist on maintaining its embassy in any sovereign nation on planet earth, other than Israel, in a city other than that nation’s capitol?


34 posted on 07/28/2012 10:46:14 AM PDT by faithhopecharity
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To: smoothsailing; Allegra; big'ol_freeper; Lil'freeper; TrueKnightGalahad; blackie; Larry Lucido; ...
First, you have to realize that Nancy, like her Democrat coharts, all truly believe that a Jew wearing a 'Mitt 2012' button... is is the same as Jews in World War Two Germany wearing yellow six-pointed stars--
35 posted on 07/28/2012 10:49:29 AM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: jjotto

Jews are a heavy presence in the inner suburbs of many northeastern US cities, while not enough to swing PA by themselves reduce the democratic margin in the suburbs of Philly and the state becomes a lot more winnable for Republicans. I still would not count on PA in anything but a landslide.

Basically if NJ and MA are close in November, Romney has won in a landslide.


36 posted on 07/28/2012 11:02:42 AM PDT by Fraxinus (My opinion, worth what you paid.)
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To: profit_guy
Jews are indeed a factor in FL, OH and PA. NY will not be.

Yes,I forgot to mention Florida.But Ohio? A factor? Maybe.A big factor? I suspect not...unless I'm wrong in my basic assumptions regarding Ohio's demographics.And it's hard for me to see PA as being a swing state so that's why I didn't include it.Perhaps pollsters would disagree with me there.

37 posted on 07/28/2012 11:05:07 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Poor Barack.If He's Reelected,Think Of The Mess He'll Inherit!)
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To: Republican Wildcat

Excellent, the RJC should put that on the air again.


38 posted on 07/28/2012 11:15:26 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

This commie is always lying. Don’t believe her.


39 posted on 07/28/2012 11:17:54 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: smoothsailing
You know, as many of the Republicans are using Israel as an excuse, what they really want are tax cuts for the wealthy. So Israel, that can be one reason they put forth."

What does Tax cuts for the Wealthy have to do with SUPPORTING our best ALLY in the Middle East, Nan?

If this lady have a brain, it'll be lonely!

40 posted on 07/28/2012 11:22:34 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (Yes, Obama, I had help with my business. MY CUSTOMERS!!)
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To: smoothsailing

***I think that he will, because the fact is when the facts get out.***

What in the world is she saying? It’s a non-complete sentence full of mumbo-jumbo. She thinks that if she delivers a bunch of important-sounding phrases with a pompous air that she’s then answered the question.


41 posted on 07/28/2012 11:38:46 AM PDT by nanetteclaret (Unreconstructed Catholic Texan)
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To: BenLurkin
Obama has been rude, almost hostile to Israel since taking office. Obama is Muslim on his father's side...shows a deference to Islam over Christianity...(Obama the Muslim)

A Free Nation's Nightmare, the Evil Trinity From Hell....
Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, and Harry Reid....

NO MORE OBAMA!!

42 posted on 07/28/2012 2:11:06 PM PDT by yoe
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To: smoothsailing; BenLurkin; SJackson; Netz; eddiespaghetti; jjotto; redpoll; Fenhalls555; Alouette; ..
Pelosi: "You know, as many of the Republicans are using Israel as an excuse, what they really want are tax cuts for the wealthy. So Israel, that can be one reason they put forth."

I'm not sure what she's saying there, but I think she means that those selfish, greedy, rich Jewish Republicans are only interested in tax cuts for themselves, so they tell poorer Jews to vote Republican because it would be better for Israel.

Doesn't make much sense, but then again, that's nothing new as far as Pelosi is concerned.

And needless to say, "tax cuts" in her lingo means maintaining the current rates.

43 posted on 07/28/2012 5:08:27 PM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: elhombrelibre; All
But the Jewish comedian Jackie Mason says the fact that most Jews vote for Democrats proves that Jews don’t like the “they’re smart” stereotype.

Jackie Mason is one of those rare comics who can make a real statement about an important serious issue, such as the one you cited, and retain a bit of humor in it.

Mason, BTW, is a very solid Jewish conservative, judging from what I've heard from him.

44 posted on 07/28/2012 5:17:11 PM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: justiceseeker93

When has Nancy Pelosi ever made sense?


45 posted on 07/28/2012 5:18:01 PM PDT by Stepan12
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To: justiceseeker93
>>I'm not sure what she's saying there, but I think she means that those selfish, greedy, rich Jewish Republicans are only interested in tax cuts for themselves, so they tell poorer Jews to vote Republican because it would be better for Israel.

Sure sounds like that to me. How else can it be interpreted? And I think it is how it will be interpreted. Add in the 'they are smart' condescension and it's an amazing gaffe.

46 posted on 07/28/2012 5:32:24 PM PDT by expat1000
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To: justiceseeker93

Yes, he is. He occasionally writes columns on conservative topics for THE AMERICAN SPECTATOR.


47 posted on 07/28/2012 10:46:14 PM PDT by elhombrelibre ("I'd rather be ruled by the Tea Party than the Democratic Party." Norman Podhoretz)
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To: sportutegrl

Democrats and the mainstream media believe only they can perceive what is and what is not bigotry; it’s why they came up with the dog whistle theory on the subject of code words used for racism.


48 posted on 07/28/2012 10:48:11 PM PDT by elhombrelibre ("I'd rather be ruled by the Tea Party than the Democratic Party." Norman Podhoretz)
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To: smoothsailing

Nancy is void of all reality. I will bet she lies to even her family. I am sure they are looking to put her away soon.


49 posted on 07/29/2012 6:55:53 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Corollary - Electing the same person over and over and expecting a different outcome is insanity)
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To: justiceseeker93

I wish she were standing right in front of me so I could laugh in her face.


50 posted on 07/29/2012 7:26:24 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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