FoxNews.com reports that
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., accused CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer Tuesday of being “an apologist … for the Republican position” during a stunning interview in which she grew visibly frustrated with “The Situation Room” anchor’s questions.
The fireworks began when Blitzer asked Pelosi why she “won’t accept the president’s latest [coronavirus] stimulus offer.”
“I hope you’ll ask the same question of the Republicans on why they don’t want to meet the needs of the American people,” Pelosi responded. “But let me say to those people because all of my colleagues — we represent these people … and their needs are not addressed in the president’s proposal. So when you say to me, ‘Why don’t you accept theirs?’ Why don’t they accept ours?”
Blitzer interjected, telling Pelosi that Americans “really need the money now” and quoted Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., who recently said, “People in need can’t wait until February. $1.8 trillion is significant & more than twice the Obama stimulus … Make a deal & put the ball in McConnell court.”
“So what do you say to Ro Khanna?” Blitzer asked.
“What I say to you is I don’t know why you’re always an apologist — and many of your colleagues [are] apologists for the Republican position,” Pelosi fired back, adding “Ro Khanna, that’s nice, that isn’t what we’re going to do and nobody’s waiting til February.”
The contentious exchange continued when Blitzer pressed Pelosi again about Trump’s $1.8 trillion proposal, asking her, “why not work out a deal with him and don’t let the perfect, as they say here in Washington, be the enemy of the good?”
“Well, I will not let the wrong be the enemy of the right,” Pelosi fired back.
“What’s wrong with $1.8 trillion?” Blitzer asked.
“You know what, do you have any idea what the difference is between the spending that they have in their bill and what we have in our bill?” Pelosi asked before ticking off a list of her issues with the proposal.
“That is precisely why, Madame Speaker … it’s so important right now,” Blitzer responded “Yesterday, I spoke to [former Democratic presidential candidate] Andrew Yang, who says the same thing. It’s not everything you want but there’s a lot there.”
“But you know what? Honest to God!” Pelosi complained. “You really- I cannot get over it because Andrew Yang, he’s lovely. Ro Khanna, he’s lovely. They are not negotiating this situation. They have no idea of the particulars. They have no idea of what the language is here …
The tension carried on until the very end, when Blitzer attempted to wrap up the interview after the speaker accused him of “defending the administration all this time.”
“We’ll leave it on the note that you’re not right on this, Wolf, and I hate to say that to you,” Pelosi told the CNN anchor. “But I feel confident about it and I feel confident about my colleagues and I feel confident in my [committee] chairs.”
Blitzer responded, “It’s not about me, it’s about millions of Americans who can’t put food on the table, who can’t pay the rent, and who are having trouble getting by.”
“And we represent them, we represent them,” Pelosi repeated several times over Blitzer.
“As we say, don’t let perfect be the enemy of the good,” Blitzer reiterated.
“It is nowhere near perfect … we’re not even close to the good,” Pelosi shot back. “Thank you for your sensitivity to our constituents’ needs.”
“I am sensitive to them because I see them on the street begging for food, begging for money,” the anchor said.
“Have you fed them?” Pelosi blurted out. “We feed them, we feed them.”
Tuesday was not the first time the speaker verbally attacked a journalist during an interview.
In August, Pelosi lashed out at “PBS NewsHour” anchor Judy Woodruff, accusing her of being an “advocate” for Republicans during another heated negotiating period on coronavirus relief.
As CNN’s Wolf Blitzer found out the hard way yesterday, the word “delusional” does not even begin to cover San Fran Nan’s s Superiority Complex and her tone-deafness when it comes to average Americans’ wishes.
Nancy Pelosi’s station in life defies logic.
As she has shown us for decades and these past four years especially, she has to be the most tone deaf aristocrat since Marie Antoinette, who, when supposedly asked about the starving rabble in France, quipped,
Let them eat cake!
For her to completely brush off the plight of America’s small business owners and employees in our to try to “bully” President Trump into giving her the outrageous sum of taxpayer money that she wants to “share” with illegal immigrants and all of her other special interest groups, in not just tone-deaf…it’s oblivious.
There are two possibilities for Pelosi’s misjudgment of the American People:
- She has been so sheltered from us “rabble” during all of those years up on Capitol Hill, that she simply is clueless to the daily lives of average Americans and how we feel on the issues of the day. Or…
- She, like the Presidential Candidate of her political party, Joe Biden, is a victim of galloping dementia.
The brilliant Conservative Economist, Dr. Thomas Sowell once wrote,
…Perhaps the most remarkable feature of the world envisioned by today’s liberals is that it is a world where other people just passively accept whatever “change” liberals impose. In the world of Liberal Land, you can just take for granted all the benefits of the existing society, and then simply tack on your new, wonderful ideas that will make things better.
Pelosi and her compatriots are holding up giving additional money to America’s small businesses to leverage for add-ons to the bill which will strictly be political pork to the Democrats’ handpicked special interest groups and these add-ons will have nothing to do with the Chinese Coronavirus.
Like the money they added to the Stimulus Package for the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Liberal Ideas always cost taxpayer money…and they never make things better for the average American.
President Ronald Reagan once famously said,
It isn’t so much that liberals are ignorant. It’s just that they know so many things that aren’t so.
A quotation which also helps to explain Pelosi’s gross overestimation of the popularity of Liberal Ideals among Average Americans here in “Flyover Country”.
Pelosi’s continued denial of the fact that Americans rejected the political ideology of the Democrats and voted for change in the 2016 Presidential Election appears to be a part of an alternative reality that she and the rest of the “Special Snowflakes” who voted for Hillary Clinton and who compose the Far Left Base of the Modern Democratic Party, have transformed themselves into, considering all they have done during the past 4 years since the election is to try to damage President Donald J. Trump and remove him from office by any means necessary.
The pain of their frustration is so immense over Clinton’s loss that they have created a reality in which Clinton actually beat Trump, one in which their embracing of the tenets of Marxism has won the hearts and minds of the American People.
Their undersized medulla oblongotas and oversized craniums will not allow them to accept the fact that Americans completely rejected their candidate, Hillary Clinton, and their Political Ideology on that fateful day in November.
So, they have retreated to that alternative reality, where they can feed and ride their unicorns somewhere over the rainbow and where they will find rest in their “Safe Space”.
And, if “Marie Antoinette” Pelosi and all of her cronies want to remain “sheltered in place”, let them stay there.
Average Americans want to get back to their jobs so that they can provide for their families.
Average Americans’ individual freedom means more to them than Pelosi’s room-sized freezer full of ice cream means to her.
The time to “Reopen America’s Economy Again” is at hand.
Her and her fellow members of the Democratic Elite can either help or shut up and get out of the way.
They are above to be buried under a political “Red Tsunami” on November 3rd.
Judging from Wolf Blitzer’s bucking up to her, I would not be surprised if he has read the Democrats’ internal polling as to what is going to happen on Election Day and he was attempting to get Pelosi to “wisen up”.
That’s not going to happen any time soon.
Until He Comes,