Of course, she sings a different tune when the “disrupters” aren’t on her side:
However, it is now evident that an ugly campaign is underway not merely to misrepresent the health insurance reform legislation, but to disrupt public meetings and prevent members of Congress and constituents from conducting a civil dialogue. These tactics have included hanging in effigy one Democratic member of Congress in Maryland and protesters holding a sign displaying a tombstone with the name of another congressman in Texas, where protesters also shouted “Just say no!” drowning out those who wanted to hold a substantive discussion.
These disruptions are occurring because opponents are afraid not just of differing views — but of the facts themselves. Drowning out opposing views is simply un-American. Drowning out the facts is how we failed at this task for decades.
Hypocrisy in Washington hardly seems noteworthy but Pelosi is pretty adept at distinguishing herself. In a city full of liars, hypocrites, and power-obsessed thieves she still manages to set the bar higher and higher.