Yesterday, when Nancy Pelosi said this, I thought she was kidding:
We [House Democrats] share some of the views of the Tea Partiers in terms of the role of special interest in Washington, D.C., as — it just has to stop. And that’s why I’ve fought the special interest, whether it’s on energy, whether it’s on health insurance, whether it’s on pharmaceuticals and the rest.”
Suddenly Stretch feels the need to reach out to the tea partiers in her California district, so hopefully there are internal polls showing her slipping.
Pelosi also hinted, in language as subtle as a sledge hammer between freshly lifted eyes, that Congressional Democrats should be willing to sacrifice their jobs to get Obamacare passed. Well, all of them except Nancy Pelosi.
If Pelosi’s job is the one threatened, this could be a scene coming to a tea party near you: