Skip to comments.Nancy Pelosi says socialism is not ascendant in Democratic Party
Posted on 07/01/2018 3:45:20 PM PDT by Beave Meister
In her first press conference since a self-identified socialist defeated one of her top deputies in a primary, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that socialism is not ascendant in the Democratic Party.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rocked the political world on Tuesday night when she defeated New York Rep. Joseph Crowley in a Democratic primary. Crowley, a longtime congressman who was touted as a possible successor to Pelosi, has been in office since 1999 and risen to the fourth-highest post in the Democrats' House leadership. Ocasio-Cortez is a 28-year-old member of the Democratic Socialists in America, and the political left touted her victory as proof that socialism is becoming a serious force in Democratic Party politics.
Pelosi, however, pushed back on that notion. When asked by CBS News' Nancy Cordes if democratic socialism is "ascendant" in the Democratic Party, Pelosi responded with a firm "no."
"No. They're not," Pelosi said. "It's ascendant in that district perhaps! But I don't accept any characterization of our party presented by the Republicans. So let me reject that right now."
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If ne is picky about definitions then, yes, socialism is not dominant in the Party. Communism is dominant.
Because it already ascended.
Oh Nancy, you have no idea...
What on earth does that mean? That she'd accept it if it came from a Democrat?
She is right. It can’t climb any higher.
The crazy wing of the DNC wont like hearing that
Run away, run away! You know it’s the truth.
Democratic Socialists need to form their own party and be on the ballot in all 50 states.
This would split the democrat vote and shoe-in the republican. I am all for it.
Yup. The Antifa wing..
She’s right..the Democrat Party is not Socialist, they are full blown Communists
That is exactly what it means. Think spoiled children stamping their feet and saying “no” to everything. It is the knee-jerk #resist position they think will be a winner.
Has anyone told the Bern yet?
Republicans need to start running HARD ads about Democrat open borders and socialism. They seem to be caught in the “deer in the headlight” look thus far.
And DON’T mention a particular Democrat by name. Every ad just needs to blame DEMOCRATS for open borders, etc.
Pelosi IS a socialist.
Who does she think she’s kidding?
What she means is that the party won’t use the S-word and they are angry that Bernie and some little girl from NY is spilling the beans.
Progressivism was invented more than a century ago as a means to slowly introduce Communism to America. Socialism is a waypoint. Every time Brain-dead Nancy says “Progressive”, she is saying “Communist”.
Or she really is that stupid. In my conversations to Progressive friends, I explain Progressivism to them and they disgree. I show them articles by leading Progs written a 100 years ago and they say that it isn’t true.
Any Prog who claims to not be a Socialist is either stupid or lying, or both.
are the poll numbers in ? LOL
Well then, how about renouncing, once and for all time, socialism and communism, Nancy? Why not?
The CPUSA upported H->! in 2016.
The ‘Rat party Party is clearly commie-fa.
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