Skip to comments.Barbara Lee Would Make an Excellent Leader of House Democrats
Posted on 07/07/2018 9:38:03 AM PDT by Libloather
When the conversation turned to the question of whether Nancy Pelosi should be the next speaker of the House, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez proposed an alternative.
Instead of maintaining the status quo in the House Democratic Caucus, the most talked-about Democratic congressional nominee of 2018 told a reporter, Id like to see new leadership, but I dont even know what our options are. I mean, is Barbara Lee running? Call me when she does!
That was a knowing response from a savvy Democrat, who became the face of a progressive surge within the Democratic Party after her June 26 primary defeat of Congressman Joe Crowley, the partys fourth-highest-ranking leader in the House. Crowley was widely seen as a contender to replace House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and in the event of a Democratic takeover of the chamber, the speakership.
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No! If Pelosi is not the leader, shouldn’t it be Maxine Waters?
I still favor Maxine Waters. Such a bright face and inspiring speaker. How can anyone top “Peach forty fi?”
“...That was a knowing response from a savvy Democrat...”
Ah, the Nation’s description of a lying barmaid.
But, then again, it is the Nation.
Che Guevara. The new “face” of the old ‘RAT party. Excellente!!! The new “democrat” party where every day is Cinco de Mayo!
Aw, heck, go full throttle - make it Sheila Jackson Lee: what the Dems need is a leader who doesn’t know the difference between the moon and the planet Mars.
The next Minority Leader of the House will be a Democrat. He or she will reflect the temperament, agenda, and political philosophy of the New Democrat Party. This will doom them. The states that were turned red by Donald Trump will permanently move into the Red electoral column. Others will join them. The only way to avoid that disaster is for the Democrats to repeat what they did in Virginia with Texas and Arizona. That’s why they are so fanatic about open borders and voter registration of illegal immigrants.
A Lee proposed the initial USA (Richard Henry Lee); Another Lee, Barbara Lee, could lead the ‘Rats to end it. These ‘Rats are way out there, how far we’ve fallen.
Maxine must have been busy ... but still - a win is a win...
Maxine would make an excellent choice for leader
I think Maxine would be great. For us. :-)
Sounds about right. From one Marxist to Barbara Lee, a long-time Marxist in good standing. Another indication that the Democrats are in the process of committing suicide.
HUH “progressive surge” Do they not mean socialist surge
I’d select that idiot woman who wears the stupid red cowboy hat....
All form, no substance.
****Id select that idiot woman who wears the stupid red cowboy hat....***
Isn’t she the woman who wanted to see the flag the astronauts planted on Mars???
This unelected bartender is calling the shots for the American Socialist (fka Democrats)? Wow, is she the only one on the ballot? It would be funny if she lost in November.
See Louis Proyet 4-28-2911:
Unfortunately for John Nichols (and the entire crew at the Nation Magazine for that matter), the economic basis for a New Deal and a War on Poverty does not exist. Hoping that a section of the bourgeoisie will respond to the dulcet tones of Katrina Vanden Heuvel on MSNBC is utopianism of the highest order. Right now the Democrats are playing soft cop to the Republican Partys hard cop. The Republicans demand that the social legislation that came out of the New Deal be 100 percent repealed. Meanwhile, the Democrats provide a spineless opposition. Vote for us and only 50 percent will be dismantled and all the while The Nation will be providing arguments about why it is necessary to vote Democrat.
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