I guess she doesn’t realize her words are on video. Well, nobody ever accused her of being too bright.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Tuesday sought to distance Democrats from the left-leaning Occupy movement that’s swept the nation in recent months.
Pelosi argued that the movement is largely nonpartisan, unlike the conservative Tea Party camp, which she characterized as an extension of the GOP.
In Nancy’s world, tea partiers are terrorists closely tied to the GOP, but the Democrats and their hired mob have nothing to do with each other.
“As opposed to the Tea Party, which was practically a wholly owned subsidiary of the Republican Party, we don’t really have much of a connection with the Occupy [protesters],” Pelosi said during a public interview with Politico in Washington. “In fact, they probably have some sentiments that overlap between the two [groups].”
The comments are something of a departure from the Democrats’ message last year, when a number of liberal party members, including Reps. John Larson (Conn.), Louise Slaughter (N.Y.), Raúl Grijalva (Ariz.) and Keith Ellison (Minn.), went out of their way to embrace the Occupy movement in the face of GOP criticisms.
The Occupy movement has had a spat of negative publicity lately. Washington Mayor Vincent Gray expressed concern about the growing number of rats at one of the movement’s locations in the nation’s capital and formally asked the National Park Service to move the protesters.
Another protester at a Washington camp was charged with child cruelty after a baby girl was found alone, crying in a tent. The child was unharmed.
Lately? It’s been a four-month crime wave that has “swept the nation” but only now do these propagandists notice.
Sorry, Stretch, you can’t escape your own words.