Happy President’s Day everyone, and what a great time to remember several of our great Presidents, Washington, Lincoln, and Reagan. These were men who, in times of crisis in the life cycle of our Constitutional Republic, exuded resolve, resiliency, and determination. It will be determined by history if President Donald Trump will join this distinguished group. But, I will say this, based upon his recent State of the Union Address, it is possible that history may see him in a very positive light.
Needless to say, the progressive socialist left sought to tarnish his legacy, history, and one disgraced Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, made that her personal objective.
In a recent CNN interview, she regularly asserted — as she has done previously — that she has ensured President Trump will be remembered as being impeached . . . not acquitted. I tend to believe that Speaker Pelosi should fix her sights on the failure of her own congressional district. Then again, we know that is not going to happen. But, without a doubt, Pelosi’s immature, petulant, and petty action at the SOTU address has her nervous, concerned. It was a horrible miscalculation.
As reported by Townhall:
“House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) made waves when she shredded President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address earlier this month. The next day we learned that she planned to make a scene, as evidenced by video footage. She confirmed her desire for attention during an exclusive interview with CNN on Saturday.
“Are you giving a signal that the Democrats will fight back hard, that you will not be constrained by what you believe to be insurgent behavior on the other side, and that this is, you know, a time to go mano a mano?” CNN’s Christiane Amanpour asked.
“Let me say this: I had no intention of doing that when we went to the State of the Union. In fact, I was well into past the first third of it. I’m a speed reader so I was reading ahead so I knew what was there. I got past about a third of it and I thought, ‘This is terrible,'” Pelosi explained.
According to the speaker, she decided to put little tears in the areas of pages she wanted to remember. Except each page had something she thought was “rememberable.”
“I made a niche on a couple of pages thinking, ‘You ought to remember what was on this page, this page,’ then I realized most every page had something in it that was objectionable. So it wasn’t a planned thing, but it was —” she rolled her tongue in her mouth, clearly looking for words before she changed the subject.
She then changed her narrative, saying it’s the presses fault that she had to resort to such actions.
“One of my disappointments is the fact that all we have done legislatively, whether it’s equal pay for equal work, raising the minimum wage, gun violence protection, issues that relate to our children, the list goes on, climate action now, we have very little press on it,” Pelosi stated. “And it seems if you want to get press you have to get attention. So I thought, ‘Well, let’s get attention on the fact that what he said here today was not true.'”
Oh boy, Speaker Pelosi is having an issue with telling the truth, it appears. But what is clear to everyone, and disgusting to most, unless you are a useful progressive socialist idiot, was that Pelosi did was, as I commented in my SOTU assessment, seek to destroy the memories of those Americans who were recognized that evening. It was the wrong move, especially for the entire world to see. What has Pelosi spooked, and what she tried to cease and desist, is the proliferation of the video of her actions.
You all can bet that come September or October, there will be a running cycle of her ripping that speech, and the 100-year-old Tuskegee Airman, the reunited Army family, the 9-year-old girl from Philadelphia, the veteran who has his life back on track, the parents of Kayla Mueller, the man who lost his brother to a criminal illegal immigrant . . . in every single congressional district, like where I reside in Texas 32, where a Democrat won in a Republican district. That image will be burned into the minds of American voters, and those who enabled her to become Speaker will pay dearly.
You just have to ask, what deep-seated emotion caused one Nancy Pelosi to completely lose her cookies and do such a despicable act?
Truly, here lies the problem for the progressive socialist left in this election cycle. They have morphed their hatred of Donald Trump into visible angst and hatred of our America . . . and its citizens. We who do not embrace the left’s failed philosophy of governance have been denigrated, disparaged, demeaned, and castigated as the ugliest of monikers. We have seen people assaulted, attacked, confronted by the bullies of the left, and Pelosi has made herself a ringleader, and enabler of such abhorrent behavior.
Just listen to the Democrat (Socialist) presidential candidates, they are running to defeat Donald Trump. They are running to beat Donald Trump. They say nothing about their vision for the American people? Pelosi ripped up the speech that recognized a little girl from the inner city getting an opportunity scholarship. Pelosi ripped up the speech that spoke of a little girl that was born at 21 weeks and is thriving at two years of age.
The hatred of Trump is not enough to sustain the Democrats in an election cycle. The disdain evidenced in the faces of the Democrats during the SOTU address, and Pelosi’s closing act will not be forgotten . . . not in this day and age of social media and technology.
I think Ms. Pelosi needs to remember that Bill Clinton was impeached, but he went onto win a second term. After all, as James Carville said, “it’s the economy stupid.” Right now, the economy is running on full cylinders, regardless of Pelosi’s looking for false narrative talking points to lie and deceive the American people.
Then again, isn’t this successful economy because of Barack Obama? Dang it, these folks ain’t just delusional, they are utterly confused!
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