At this point Democrats have to be wondering how they can slap a muzzle on someone with Pelosi’s visibility:

David Gregory: “Iraq’s worsening civil war will dominate the President’s meeting with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. Concluding his visit to Estonia earlier today, Mr. Bush blamed the violence not on civil war but on Sunni terrorists.”

President Bush at a press conference in Estonia: “There’s a lot of sectarian violence taking place, fomented in my opinion because of these attacks by al Qaeda, causing people to seek reprisal. And we will work with the Maliki government to defeat these elements.”

Gregory: “Back in Washington, incoming House Speaker Nancy Pelosi disagreed, warning that such rhetoric about al Qaeda will make it harder for Democrats to work with the White House.”

Incoming Speaker Nancy Pelosi: “The 9/11 Commission dismissed that notion a long time ago and I feel sad that the President is resorting to it again.”

She seems determined to give Howard Dean and O.J. Simpson a run for their money.


  1. Pierce Kramer

    Pelosi’s right, of course. W has always fuddled over Iraq and Al Qaeda. Frankly, he’s a semi-liberal and he’s got to go. As I say on my blog post “Civil War at Last!” we have to install Ann Coulter. She’s the only one who really understands the real right wing agenda and has the fundamentalist credentials to carry it off.

    Environmentalists’ energy plan is a repudiation of American Christian destiny which is jet skis, steak on the electric grill, hot showers and night skiing.

    We’ve got to get back to what really matters – killing foreigners and “rape the planet–it’s yours” (Coulter). And George W just doesn’t have the neurones to get that together.

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