This Democrat business of saving Nancy Pelosi to be House Minority Leader, is just deja vu all over again (Thank you, Yogi Berra). They have said that insanity is doing the same thing over and over again expecting different results. Well, Nancy Pelosi has been leading the House Democrats to poorer and poorer results since 2008. There are some Democrats that are resenting this. Could there be a split looming in the Democrat Party? Read more below.
As Written By Ed Morrissey for Hot Air:
If at first, and second, and third, and fourth you don’t succeed …
Well, why not? Democrats resurrected Hillary Clinton after she incompetently booted an easy lay-up to the nomination in 2008 to a one-term Senate backbencher, and look how well that worked out for them. Oh, wait … After losing four straight House election cycles to two different Republican leaders, one might think that Congressional Democrats would want new leadership. Apparently, some of them believe that the fifth time will be the charm:
House Democrats close to Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) are circulating a letter within the Democratic Women’s Caucus pledging support for the California Democrat to remain House Democratic leader amid growing frustration at the party’s disastrous showing in Tuesday’s election.
The letter, written by Rep. Doris Matsui (D-Calif.), says that Pelosi helped Democrats achieve “historic progress in the lives of women, workers, students, veterans, seniors and LGBT Americans,” according to a copy of it obtained by the Washington Post. As of Friday afternoon 40 of the 54 women had signed the letter, according to aides.
“We believe that now, more than ever, our Caucus and our country need your strategic, battle-tested leadership to guide us through the years ahead,” the letter reads. “As we work to guard our accomplishments for hard-working families and preserve an inclusive and forward-looking America, we will be stronger with you as Democratic Leader. You have our support, and we ask you to continue as the Leader for our party and our nation.”
Normally, House Speakers who lose the majority find that they have a pressing need to spend more time with their families. Not Nancy Pelosi; after the Tea Party wave crashed the four-year House Democratic majority and gave the GOP control 242-193, her backers insisted they …..
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