Lifelike Pelosi robot on Rangel: We. Are. The most ethical Congress. Ever.

posted at 8:00 pm on February 26, 2010 by Allahpundit

Via CNS, an incredible simulation. It looks and sounds just like her, but its primitive programming forces it to resort to rote, moronic talking points even under circumstances that make them laughable. One fact I forgot to mention in last night’s Rangel post: As of early January, “the most ethical Congress ever” hadn’t punished a single congressman for ethics violations. Not one, despite the many, many imbroglios in which, to take a not-so-random example, Pelosi crony Jack Murtha was involved. In fact, seven more congressmen were exonerated of ethics charges just today despite their ties to the PMA lobbying group. Said Melanie Sloan, head of CREW:

What a surprise that the Ethics Committee would once again clear members of Congress of wrongdoing. Apparently, in the committee’s view, no member of Congress ever earmarks as a result of a campaign contribution. Of course, the committee also determined that PMA Group lobbyists and their clients universally believed that the chances of obtaining an earmark were directly related to the amount of campaign contributions they made to members of Congress. But, hey, why let a little inconsistency like that get in the way of clearing members of wrongdoing – the raison d’etre of the committee.

Even Rangel, admonished though he was, essentially got a wrist slap: The committee found that there wasn’t enough evidence to prove that he knew his trips to the Caribbean were corporate-sponsored despite the fact that his aides tried at least three times to let him know. From the AP:

The ethics committee report released Friday is important in determining how aware Rangel was that he was receiving corporate gifts. The powerful Ways and Means Committee chairman says he did nothing wrong because his staff never told him about corporate sponsors.

The report says investigators could not determine whether Rangel, D-N.Y., saw two staff memos to him in 2008 and a letter addressed to him in 2007.

In other words, despite a trail of documentary evidence, Rangel told the committee “Gee, I didn’t see it” and they decided, “Gee, maybe he didn’t see it.” That’s the most ethical Congress ever in action. No wonder some Democrats are panicking and calling for Rangel to step down. Take it away, Pelosi-bot.


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She’s a Disney robot!

Skywise on February 26, 2010 at 8:02 PM

Botox-Bot

farright on February 26, 2010 at 8:03 PM

The bots at Disneyland have more life.And brains.

bbz123 on February 26, 2010 at 8:03 PM

Most ethical lifelike robot evah!

alohapundit on February 26, 2010 at 8:04 PM

Is there no limit to her stupidity?

milwife88 on February 26, 2010 at 8:04 PM

It’s part of a new ride: Pirates of the Congress.

justkevin on February 26, 2010 at 8:06 PM

As of early January, “the most ethical Congress ever” hadn’t punished a single congressman for ethics violations.

Well, they did censure Wilson. And is there anything more unethical to a liberal than Speaking Truth to Power?

malclave on February 26, 2010 at 8:06 PM

With all his faults Gov. Patterson sees better than these democrats.

fourdeucer on February 26, 2010 at 8:06 PM

Play it off, keyboard cat.

Then again, I don’t even think keyboard cat could save her =(

Ingenue on February 26, 2010 at 8:07 PM

Pitchforks. Torches.

The most pissed off electorate? We are.

jamie gumm on February 26, 2010 at 8:07 PM

Pitchforks. Torches.

The most pissed off electorate? We are.

jamie gumm on February 26, 2010 at 8:07 PM

Was I supposed to read that ina Yoda voice?

alohapundit on February 26, 2010 at 8:08 PM

Stepford politician.

Oink on February 26, 2010 at 8:08 PM

Creepier than “Small World” at Disneyland. And that’s creepy.

jbtripp on February 26, 2010 at 8:09 PM

Pelosi makes Tiger Woods look like Rip Taylor.

Cicero43 on February 26, 2010 at 8:09 PM

How old is she anyway? Yowza, she better stop the Botox, et. al. or she’s going to look like Priscilla Presley.

conservative pilgrim on February 26, 2010 at 8:09 PM

Is there no limit to her stupidity?

milwife88 on February 26, 2010 at 8:04 PM

Haven’t plumbed it’s depths yet.

Midas on February 26, 2010 at 8:09 PM

Was I supposed to read that ina Yoda voice?

alohapundit on February 26, 2010 at 8:08 PM

Yes. Read as you would hear my voice. I say.

upinak on February 26, 2010 at 8:10 PM

It’s amazing to me how these people can stand in front of a camera and lie without any shame.

conservative pilgrim on February 26, 2010 at 8:10 PM

I thought they dropped a house on that witch in the Wizard of Oz.

Highplains on February 26, 2010 at 8:11 PM

Haven’t plumbed it’s depths yet.

Midas on February 26, 2010 at 8:09 PM

rusty pipes…. and fractures abound.

upinak on February 26, 2010 at 8:11 PM

justkevin on February 26, 2010 at 8:06 PM

But WHY is the rum gone??

All $101,000 worth =P

Ingenue on February 26, 2010 at 8:11 PM

she keeps saying his staff knew, but the committee determined he didn’t know. that is wrong. the committee said there wasn’t enough evidence to determine whether he knew. big difference.

anna on February 26, 2010 at 8:11 PM

upinak on February 26, 2010 at 8:10 PM

LOL

alohapundit on February 26, 2010 at 8:11 PM

It’s easy to keep a straight face when you use the right medications.

Cicero43 on February 26, 2010 at 8:11 PM

alohapundit on February 26, 2010 at 8:08 PM

Ha! “We are” is my quoting Nance’s sneak affirmation when she heard the reporter use the phrase “most ethical Congress ever”.

jamie gumm on February 26, 2010 at 8:12 PM

AP said that a new humpbot was a possibility, but please, No. Not one involving this make and model. That would be soooo very wrong.

Lily on February 26, 2010 at 8:12 PM

I think they just grabbed a robot from Disney’s Haunted Mansion and gave her (it) a new script.

She and Maxine Waters would make great bridge partners.

Mojave Mark on February 26, 2010 at 8:13 PM

alohapundit on February 26, 2010 at 8:11 PM

I got pineapple growing…

upinak on February 26, 2010 at 8:13 PM

jamie gumm on February 26, 2010 at 8:12 PM

OHHHHH! I caught that too, but I didn’t realize that is what you were referring to so in my mind’s voice I read like Yoda would say it. Making better sense now it is heh.

alohapundit on February 26, 2010 at 8:14 PM

Only differs from Mrs. Waters in fluidity.

Cindy Munford on February 26, 2010 at 8:15 PM

Only differs from Mrs. Waters in fluidity.

Cindy Munford on February 26, 2010 at 8:15 PM

waterboarding can help that.

upinak on February 26, 2010 at 8:16 PM

OT – left wing hero/bankroller George Soros, who broke the Bank Of England, “at centre of hedge funds plot to cash in on fall of the euro.”

Sharke on February 26, 2010 at 8:16 PM

Sharke on February 26, 2010 at 8:16 PM

I hope he loses everything.

upinak on February 26, 2010 at 8:17 PM

upinak on February 26, 2010 at 8:13 PM

Me too. It takes 2 years in a tropical climate to produce one pineapple. In Alaska… Well lets just say that you better hope Algore was right but I wouldn’t hold yer breath.

alohapundit on February 26, 2010 at 8:17 PM

I am not an ageist by any means but Nancy Pelosi is not aging well in the job.

It is too big for her, she has lost her ability to keep things in perspective. I have met numerous 80 year olds that are very sharp and can juggle many balls in their heads.

Nancy is just not sharp at 70, not sure she was ever really sharp but at this point her incompetence is not only an embarrassment but a liability as well.

FireBlogger on February 26, 2010 at 8:17 PM

Heh. I was reading this book about the Bubonic Plague, and it said that there were three major pandemics throughout history, and the first one originated from Pelosium.

atheling on February 26, 2010 at 8:18 PM

I smell tuna.

SouthernGent on February 26, 2010 at 8:21 PM

It’s easy to keep a straight face when you use the right medications.

Cicero43 on February 26, 2010 at 8:11 PM

Or enough Botox.

malclave on February 26, 2010 at 8:23 PM

Nancy is an ineffective leader as far as ethics issues are concerned, no doubt there. But, the politics of a wrist slap makes sense for her. She has to get enough House votes to pass the Senate version of Obamacare and, if she takes down Rangle, then the CBC starts to pout, and then Barry’s HC agenda really does tank. Everyone in the House is safe from anything until Nancy gets passage of HC from her troops. Then, every man for himself…

joejm65 on February 26, 2010 at 8:23 PM

She’s a charmer.

Philly on February 26, 2010 at 8:24 PM

WOW Talk about freaky deaky!

sonnyspats1 on February 26, 2010 at 8:24 PM

I smell tuna.

SouthernGent on February 26, 2010 at 8:21 PM

You sure that’s not a dead mackerel?

atheling on February 26, 2010 at 8:24 PM

Is there no limit to her stupidity?

milwife88 on February 26, 2010 at 8:04 PM

We haven’t hit bottom yet!

Oink on February 26, 2010 at 8:24 PM

But Allah, you misunderstand their argument.

They are the most ethical congress evah because they never indict any corruption, therefore corruption must not exist!

BKennedy on February 26, 2010 at 8:25 PM

It’s easy to keep a straight face when you use the right medicationshave a plastic face.

Cicero43 on February 26, 2010 at 8:11 PM

Colorado Anne on February 26, 2010 at 8:27 PM

You sure that’s not a dead mackerel?

atheling on February 26, 2010 at 8:24 PM

“I smell tuna” is my almost trade-marked comment on most Pelosi threads since she and her husband own a tuna cannery. I’m sure some mackerel (and dolphin!) is mixed in with the tuna. I’m not sure what’s inside Pelosi, though. Satan?

SouthernGent on February 26, 2010 at 8:27 PM

George Soros; the puppet master pulling Obama’s strings. Soon enough, Soros will be betting on the crash of the dollar.

To think, this man owns one of our two political establishments.

Keemo on February 26, 2010 at 8:27 PM

I bet if you tie her hands and force her to keep her eyebrows down, she SOUNDS like a bot.

The woman tries to make up in gestures what she lacks in intelligence.

She fails.

Grace_is_sufficient on February 26, 2010 at 8:28 PM

Ahhh, I never get tired of mocking this puppet. The women of California have been terrible representatives for women in politics; this thing, Jane Harman, Feinstein, Karen Bass, Lois Capps, they all suck and I blame them for lots of people thinking women shouldn’t be in the Oval Office sitting in the big chair.

NTWR on February 26, 2010 at 8:29 PM

OT – left wing hero/bankroller George Soros, who broke the Bank Of England, “at centre of hedge funds plot to cash in on fall of the euro.”

Sharke on February 26, 2010 at 8:16 PM

That’s what George Soros does. He bets against countries and cashes in big when countries collapse.

Enoxo on February 26, 2010 at 8:30 PM

Half of what comes out of that skanky looking nasty mouth is either a lie or a dodge.I want to puke everytime I see her mouth moving.The horror of that mouth.The horror.

docflash on February 26, 2010 at 8:31 PM

Ahhhhhhhh HAHAHHAHHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAAH! (deep breath) HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHHAHAHAHHAHAHAHA

bikermailman on February 26, 2010 at 8:33 PM

I’m sorry, I’m a nice person..usually. But I just can’t take the sight of this woman. Ugh.

therightwinger on February 26, 2010 at 8:34 PM

In view of her position, I should not be offended, but my stomach turns whenever I see a backdrop of US flags for that hag.

It’s such stagecraft. (kinda like Greek columns)

FOWG1 on February 26, 2010 at 8:35 PM

The most ethical congress ever is currently sporting an approval rating of what; 10%…

Yes Ms. Pelosi, you will go down in history as one of the nastiest humans to ever be in a position of power in America. Just think of it, the first woman leader of the house turns out to be a progressive communist moron. The first black President of America turns out to be a progressive communist moron.

Two for two…

Keemo on February 26, 2010 at 8:35 PM

Monkeys. Are. Flying. Out. Of. My. Butt.

HornetSting on February 26, 2010 at 8:36 PM

The three laws of Democrat Robots.
1. Power is our Motive.
2. Anything done in the name of Power is Ethical since we are altruistic.
3. Hence our instinct for more power is intrinsically ethical.

rob verdi on February 26, 2010 at 8:41 PM

waterboarding can help that.

upinak on February 26, 2010 at 8:16 PM

Works for me.

Cindy Munford on February 26, 2010 at 8:41 PM

It’s such stagecraft. (kinda like Greek columns)

FOWG1 on February 26, 2010 at 8:35 PM

Greece can have Obama. I hear they like big deficits over there.

But Nancy in front of our revered flags? I agree. Blech.

Grace_is_sufficient on February 26, 2010 at 8:42 PM

Plastic Surgeon: What can I do for you this week, Nancy?

Pelosi: Make me look honest.

Surgeon: Facial transplants are a very recent development and still experimental.

Pelosi: Then at least make it so that I won’t look dishonest anymore.

FloatingRock on February 26, 2010 at 8:44 PM

Chucky.

hillbillyjim on February 26, 2010 at 8:44 PM

Sharke on February 26, 2010 at 8:16 PM

I firmly believe that Soros is behind the crisis that gave us TARP which in turn gave us Pres. Obama. Pay no attention to my tin foil hat.

Cindy Munford on February 26, 2010 at 8:45 PM

IIRC there was a study that Botox caused brain disorders.

jukin on February 26, 2010 at 8:48 PM

It’s easy to keep a straight face when you use the right medications.

Cicero43 on February 26, 2010 at 8:11 PM

She has so much Botox in there, her face has all the expression of Clutch Cargo.

Aviator on February 26, 2010 at 8:48 PM

I firmly believe that Soros is behind the crisis that gave us TARP which in turn gave us Pres. Obama. Pay no attention to my tin foil hat.

Cindy Munford on February 26, 2010 at 8:45 PM

That guy deserves to burn in hell.

Colorado Anne on February 26, 2010 at 8:48 PM

Allah,

You’re being unkind. You’ve just failed to correctly parse her words. She’s using “ethical” in the acronymic sense. To wit:

Evil
Tyrannical
High falutin
Insensitive
Conceited
Abominable
Lawless

See. Now, don’t you agree?

Dr. Charles G. Waugh on February 26, 2010 at 8:48 PM

Colorado Anne on February 26, 2010 at 8:48 PM

If it comes up for a vote, count me in.

Cindy Munford on February 26, 2010 at 8:49 PM

I smell tuna.

SouthernGent on February 26, 2010 at 8:21 PM

I smell Ghah…

Seven Percent Solution on February 26, 2010 at 8:52 PM

“Every member is entitled to have his day before the Ethics Committee.”

Yeah… and at this rate, every member will.

greggriffith on February 26, 2010 at 8:53 PM

A mind-trick without the Jedi is just a lie.

Sorax on February 26, 2010 at 9:00 PM

Incidently, my favorite anagram — yes, I know anagrams are not acronyms — for “Nancy Pelosi” is
NOSY PELICAN.”

Dr. Charles G. Waugh on February 26, 2010 at 9:00 PM

I firmly believe that Soros is behind the crisis that gave us TARP which in turn gave us Pres. Obama. Pay no attention to my tin foil hat.

Cindy Munford on February 26, 2010 at 8:45 PM

Cindy, TARP was needed as the result of thirty years of social engineering by the Community Reinvestment Act

… but what happened right before the election, I have no doubt that Soros was involved.

Seven Percent Solution on February 26, 2010 at 9:03 PM

Dr. Charles G. Waugh on February 26, 2010 at 9:00 PM

Oh, that’s priceless!

speed911 on February 26, 2010 at 9:13 PM

According to Pelosi, everything is ethical if you don’t get caught.

pedestrian on February 26, 2010 at 9:14 PM

IIRC there was a study that Botox caused brain disorders.

jukin on February 26, 2010 at 8:48 PM

Unless 52% of the population has ODed on botox, that doesn’t explain why these clowns are in office.

pedestrian on February 26, 2010 at 9:16 PM

That title is HILARIOUS.

leftnomore on February 26, 2010 at 9:16 PM

Maybe that chimp in Russia needs a cheap date.

Colorado Anne on February 26, 2010 at 9:16 PM

Most ethical congress evah …. fed funded abortion is not covered in this bill….

kringeesmom on February 26, 2010 at 9:17 PM

The CIA lied to me!

kringeesmom on February 26, 2010 at 9:18 PM

Punish Rangel? What? You want me to piss off the Black Caucus?

Bury it Nancy, just like the “Ethics” Committee buried everything else.

GarandFan on February 26, 2010 at 9:18 PM

Plastic Surgeon: What can I do for you this week, Nancy?

Pelosi: Make me look honest.

Surgeon: Facial transplants are a very recent development and still experimental.

Pelosi: Then at least make it so that I won’t look dishonest anymore.

FloatingRock on February 26, 2010 at 8:44 PM

Surgeon: Sorry, not possible.

b3026 on February 26, 2010 at 9:23 PM

Crazy Aunt Nancy. Nutty in Pink.

Jaibones on February 26, 2010 at 9:31 PM

But WHY is the rum gone??

All $101,000 worth =P

Ingenue on February 26, 2010 at 8:11 PM

Her night time regimine calls for her pickling herself in it.

Most ethical ever my arse.

Nancy fancies herself this great, and devout Catholic. I wonder if she has a confessional in her office, and a priest on hand 24/7?

capejasmine on February 26, 2010 at 9:34 PM

“Every member is entitled to have his day before the Ethics Committee.”

Yes, Pelozilla, but you see, if they happen to be a member who plays by the rules, stays honest, maintains a somewhat decent level of trust, and most important, just plain stays out of trouble and does the job as they were elected to do to begin with, they happen to be the types of folk who never have to worry about having to appear before the Ethics Committee to begin with.

Your buddy Charlie Rangel did the EXACT OPPOSITE of everything listed here, thus the reason why he DID appear before the Committee, and thus the reason why they found he was INDEED GUILTY of doing the EXACT OPPOSITE of everything listed here, and then some!

My nine year granddaughter understands all this….and YOU DON’T?!!!!

pilamaye on February 26, 2010 at 9:34 PM

“Horrifying Moments with Ms Pelosi” now open at EPCOT

Chuck Schick on February 26, 2010 at 9:38 PM

She looks like a chicken pecking away at her own sanity.

Sharke on February 26, 2010 at 9:39 PM

She looks like a chicken pecking away at her own sanity.

Sharke on February 26, 2010 at 9:39 PM

So she’s the chicken that’s come home to roost? LOL

capejasmine on February 26, 2010 at 9:41 PM

Is there no limit to her stupidity?

milwife88 on February 26, 2010 at 8:04 PM

Nope, never ending stupidity, although I do hope the story ends in November.

bluemarlin on February 26, 2010 at 9:42 PM

All your ethics are belong to us

JohnGalt23 on February 26, 2010 at 9:47 PM

Seven Percent Solution on February 26, 2010 at 9:03 PM

Soros the puppet master??? Ya’ thaynk?

This is the biggest reason I hope I’m around in a hundred years…when this chit comes to light…maybe I’m better off expiring before then, on second thought.
(Um, that’d make me like, 150)

Chewy the Lab on February 26, 2010 at 9:53 PM

Well I suppose the lame stream media wrote it all down so they could parrot it

tarpon on February 26, 2010 at 9:58 PM

She looks like a chicken pecking away at her own sanity.

Sharke on February 26, 2010 at 9:39 PM

She looks like a chicken pecking away at her own sanity.

Sharke on February 26, 2010 at 9:39 PM

She looks like a chicken pecking away at her own sanityan insane chicken.

Sharke on February 26, 2010 at 9:39 PM

There. I think that fixed it.

Chewy the Lab on February 26, 2010 at 10:03 PM

capejasmine on February 26, 2010 at 9:34 PM

In her mind she’s third behind the reincarnated christ. No need for confessionals or priests, those are just “props” that the fakers hide behind to hinder real discussion.

;-)

Ingenue on February 26, 2010 at 10:06 PM

For her 70th birthday next month they’re going to tighten up the knot in the back of her head a little more.

imshocked on February 26, 2010 at 10:18 PM

For her 70th birthday next month they’re going to tighten up the knot in the back of her head a little more.

imshocked on February 26, 2010 at 10:18 PM

They definitely need to tighten a knot, but not necessarily in the back of her head. There, I’ve said it.

Sharke on February 26, 2010 at 10:20 PM

You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy…

RedbonePro on February 26, 2010 at 11:05 PM

Hold members accountable for what their staffs knew?

Madame Speaker, that is THE ESSENCE of having a staff. They are not fall guys, they are employees who are charged with keeping you informed about important issues and you absolutely cannot fall back on some weasel-worded plausible deniability for unethical actions.

If you cannot trust your staff to keep you out of trouble, you FIRE them and get people on whom you can rely. That too speaks to the culpability of the Congressman in question. On this issue Mr. Rangel is either incompetent or a liar, Ms. Pelosi…but no matter which one you pick, he does not deserve to remain in office, let alone keep his committee post.

James on February 26, 2010 at 11:26 PM

This ought’a ‘splain it:

Pelosi the Birdbrain

justltl on February 26, 2010 at 11:26 PM

I think they just grabbed a robot from Disney’s Haunted Mansion and gave her (it) a new script.
Mojave Mark on February 26, 2010 at 8:13 PM

No, the foreheads actually move on the Disney robots.

Tim_CA on February 26, 2010 at 11:46 PM

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