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Can the GOP Give Nancy Pelosi a Raise?

Can the GOP Give Nancy Pelosi a Raise?
U.S. House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during a weekly news conference June 7, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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Monday, 11 June 2018 10:59 AM Current | Bio | Archive

Is House Minority Leader Nancy “High Tax, High Crime” Pelosi working undercover for the Republican Party? If so, the California Democrat is the best secret weapon the GOP has, and whatever they’re paying her, it’s not enough.

Every time Pelosi conducts her weekly press briefings, any image of a Democratic “blue wave” sweeping the midterm election this November to give Congressional control back to the Democrats becomes more of a pipe dream.

It began when she called the GOP tax bill "Armageddon" and "one of the worst bills in the history of the United States of America" in December. At a later press briefing, she referred to the bonuses and pay raises many companies were offering their employees in response to the bill as "crumbs."

Pelosi continued the crumb description at a Florida town hall meeting the following month when she said, “You get the crumb, [employers] get the banquet."

But she wasn’t finished. Last week, the Federal Hospital and Supplemental Medical Insurance trustees reported a prediction that Medicare will become insolvent three years sooner than expected — in 2026.

In response, rather than suggest ways to save the program from going bust, the House minority leader suggested that Congress would consider “Medical for all” if the Democrats come back into power come November.

"I've always been for a public option, so I'm always eager to talk about that, and some of the other issues that have been proposed have to be evaluated in terms of the access that they give, the affordability of it, and how we would pay for it," Pelosi said at her weekly briefing last Thursday. "It's all on the table."

Does that mean she wants to see the program go bankrupt before 2026?

At the same briefing, Pelosi dismissed the plummeting unemployment rate and spike in consumer confidence. Instead she went on a rant against “Big Pharma” and the “GOP tax scam.”

Following this display, syndicated Radio Host Joe Walsh advised, “Democrats may want to stop putting Nancy Pelosi in front of TV cameras.”

Hollywood actor/producer James Woods had a different take: “I’m now convinced,” he tweeted. “#NancyPelosi is a GOP plant...”

Whether she’s working for the Republicans or she’s delusional, the result is the same — visions of a Democratic takeover of Capitol Hill are slipping further from their grasp.

Newsmax columnist Dwight Schwab predicted that the November “blue wave” would amount to little more than a trickle.

Popular conservative political cartoonist A.F. Branco also predicted a trickle — but one of an altogether different color.

Whatever the color, Republicans owe Pelosi a deep debt of gratitude, and hope she keeps it up — she’s the GOP’s secret weapon, and she deserves a raise.

Michael Dorstewitz is a retired lawyer and has been a frequent contributor to BizPac Review and Liberty Unyielding. He’s also a former U.S. Merchant Marine officer and an enthusiastic Second Amendment supporter, who can often be found honing his skills at the range. To read more of his reports — Click Here Now.

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Is House Minority Leader Nancy “High Tax, High Crime” Pelosi working undercover for the Republican Party? If so, the California Democrat is the best secret weapon the GOP has, and whatever they’re paying her, it’s not enough.
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