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"Pelosi Jet Size Envy" Leads Right Wingers to Get Egg On Faces

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Upset that the Democratic House Speaker might have a bigger Pelosi Jet then Denny Hastert had, house Republicans went ballistic, with the help of pentagon wonks who gave her a hard time, even though she is the leader of the org that determines Pentagon funding. And Pelosi didn't even ask for the jet. Huh??


Maybe they were trying to deflect media attention from their efforts to block discussion of Bush's war surge.

Maybe they just wanted to get nasty and b*tch slap Nancy Pelosi, whose positive rating has continually risen since she became house speaker-- two thirds higher than Bush's rating.

So they started taking turns taking verbal punches at the first Lady Speaker of the House. They derided her and accused her of grandiosity and excess.

Working both ends, or, one might say, flip-flopping, The Whitehouse issued a statement defending her, while at the same time, the RNC, which is led by George Bush, issued a "hit piece."

This morning, a miracle happened. On CNN, they actually made it clear that it was not Pelosi who asked for the jet. It was the Senate Sargeant at Arms.

We're talking about rotten eggs on the face-- a lot of them.

There's a solution. Right wingers in congress must clean the eggs off their faces so they can see reality, then stop rubberstamping Bush and get the US out of the Iraq disaster. They must face, egg free, the reality that there will be no victory in Iraq. The best we can hope for is minimalization of further disaster.

 

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It's the only way I can think of for them to see m... by Daniel Geery on Friday, Feb 9, 2007 at 10:44:08 AM
For just a second THINK! The House Speaker should ... by sbaker on Friday, Feb 9, 2007 at 1:12:18 PM
sbaker, you are absolutely right, a little THINKIN... by Charlie L on Friday, Feb 9, 2007 at 2:35:52 PM
Relax Chuck. I didn't say Pelosi shouldn't have an... by sbaker on Saturday, Feb 10, 2007 at 2:14:34 PM
...she doesn't even have to get off the jet, stay ... by sbaker on Saturday, Feb 10, 2007 at 2:19:18 PM
It isn't just the right wingers who were left with... by Patricia L Johnson on Friday, Feb 9, 2007 at 1:31:19 PM
Excellent article, Rob. I watched the White Ho... by pratliff94 on Friday, Feb 9, 2007 at 2:40:33 PM
The "Pelosi envy" angle is humorous but the issue ... by GeoRip on Friday, Feb 9, 2007 at 2:42:43 PM
As a member of congress, she doesn't get paid much... by Rob Kall on Friday, Feb 9, 2007 at 9:49:26 PM
This whole idea was a "post 9/11" Pentagon idea to... by Charlie L on Friday, Feb 9, 2007 at 10:53:31 PM
This is an unfolding story and I did Hear Speaker ... by cluelessfl on Friday, Feb 9, 2007 at 5:15:00 PM
Pelosi and Boxer want you to believe thewy are all... by Bob Fitzgerald on Friday, Feb 9, 2007 at 8:17:36 PM
...or is this post totally incoherent?... by Charlie L on Friday, Feb 9, 2007 at 10:55:35 PM
I'd be a lot more concerned about those who never,... by Katrin R. on Saturday, Feb 10, 2007 at 2:08:35 AM
Clinton's comments were not mistakes. He repeated ... by Bob Fitzgerald on Friday, Feb 16, 2007 at 8:37:50 PM
They are the RepubliCANT party, made up almost tot... by Charlie L on Friday, Feb 9, 2007 at 10:57:15 PM
Maybe the Republicans got her that big jet as a wa... by Katrin R. on Saturday, Feb 10, 2007 at 12:31:07 AM
Next week the House will take up Iraq. This was le... by Monkeyman on Saturday, Feb 10, 2007 at 2:33:50 PM
They are all alike and social issues are a smoke s... by Bob Fitzgerald on Saturday, Feb 10, 2007 at 11:00:15 PM
I don't think you are evil because you are a Chris... by Katrin R. on Sunday, Feb 11, 2007 at 12:38:01 AM