Remind me again – who was it who didn’t pass a budget for two years prior to her ouster as the Speaker of the House of Representin’?
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) will demand a seat in the table for the final talks on the national debt limit, putting a strong liberal voice in the room.
Pelosi and House Democrats were left out of the negotiations between President Obama and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) last year that extended nearly all of the Bush tax rates though 2012.
Pelosi didnâ€™t participate in the final high-level talks over fiscal 2011 spending levels either.
But now sheâ€™s demanding her say at a time when many of her House Democratic colleagues are disappointed in Obamaâ€™s level of consultation with their caucus.
I’m sorry.Â I thought the point of budget negotiations was to actually accomplish something.Â Not to interject “a strong liberal voice” to ensure nothing gets done.
These protestations from the Iron Bitch who locked Republicans out of all discussions during her Reign of Error, capped off with a stroll across the capitol with a super-sized gavel while she laughed and laughed, is so rich that it deserves a tax cut.Â “A strong liberal voice”, Alzheimer’s what’s the difference?
Or, perhaps we should just pass the new budget so she can find out what’s in it.Â Or, just “deem it” to have passed without even having to vote on it.
Here you go, Ma’am.Â I found a chair that’s just about your speed.Â Try not to bang it too loudly.
Now I realize that picture is a bit insensitive and probably violating ADA standards given Great-Grandmother Pelosivic’s disabilities.Â Should budget negotiations drag on too long, we can make accommodations so that she can still participate without sacrificing her dignity.
Flexing her muscle, Pelosi asked for and got a meeting with Obama on Thursday morning to discuss the next phase in the negotiations.
At her age, she shouldn’t be flexing so much though I do concede that she knows how to make a stink if she doesn’t get her way.