Awesome: Henry Waxman looking forward to seeing some “difficult” Dems lose in November

posted at 5:48 pm on August 5, 2010 by Allahpundit

Pure candy, as it shows just how well Pelosi’s team has already reconciled itself to the certainty of a thumpin’ in November. The surest sign of a beaten party is when it starts retreating into fantasy about having a smaller caucus in Congress, when it’ll no longer have to woo those fickle, impure moderates in the interest of, you know, governing. Lord knows plenty of Republicans have been guilty of that too, especially last year when the midterms were still a question mark. But now they aren’t, and with the buzzards circling, Waxman’s trying to look on the bright side. Good news, Henry: Your troubles will soon be over.

In an interview with The Hill, the Energy and Commerce Committee chairman expressed confidence that Democrats will retain the House, and suggested he won’t miss some of the Democrats who won’t be back next year.

“I think a lot of the House seats we’re going to lose are those who have been the toughest for the Democrats to pull into line — the Democrats that have been the most difficult,” Waxman said…

“We’ve been trying to get the Democratic conservatives together with the rest of the Democratic Party, so in effect we’ve gotten bipartisan support among Democrats in the House,” the chairman said with a laugh. “Now we’ll have to work on genuine bipartisanship in the future.”

Like Ace says, that last bit speaks volumes about how they’ve operated thus far vis-a-vis the alleged “party of no.” For your visceral viewing pleasure, via Johnny Dollar, here’s Democrat Pat Caddell warning of a “tidal wave” that’ll crash down on Pelosi’s and Waxman’s heads a few months from now. Caddell is a liberal these days in the same way that Andrew Sullivan and Bruce Bartlett are “conservatives” — i.e., they’re useful mainly to the opposition as ferocious critics of their own ostensible side — but don’t let that detract from either your enjoyment or the fact that he happens to be right. How right? Well, Geraghty notes that the DCCC is now being forced to defend normally safe Democratic areas like Philadelphia by plowing in ad money; meanwhile, PPP finds that in five key swing states won by Obama two years ago, his approval rating is now at least 10 points lower than the percentage of the vote he got on Election Day. Almost nothing can derail this freight train. Almost.


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Big Tent!

lorien1973 on August 5, 2010 at 5:50 PM

The whole lot needs to be flushed.

tarpon on August 5, 2010 at 5:52 PM

“Now we’ll have to work on genuine bipartisanship in the future.”

You can work on it all you want Henry … we want no part of it until your government kingdom is dismantled.

darwin on August 5, 2010 at 5:54 PM

Tsunami…

d1carter on August 5, 2010 at 5:55 PM

Well is this any different than the Kostards or the Democratic underwear or Huffpoo ? They hate moderates in the party as well.

William Amos on August 5, 2010 at 5:55 PM

“We misunderestimated the date of his book release.”

Strategery…!

(I really miss “W”)

Seven Percent Solution on August 5, 2010 at 6:00 PM

Henry the (demo) socialists are done.

tim c on August 5, 2010 at 6:01 PM

Good for W. We don’t need the liberal media banging the BOOOOSH BAD drum this fall.

carbon_footprint on August 5, 2010 at 6:02 PM

Pat is right when saying that the Democrat Party has been hijacked by radical elitist over educated ass wipes. However, he didn’t go far enough or dive deep enough into those who have hijacked his old party. Middle Eastern money and European Progressive money rules the house in that party.

Those who support terrorism and those who support a form of government that has complete power over it’s citizens now own the Democrat party. Dirty beyond comprehension are these people, and Obama is dirty up to his eyeballs.

May the prosecutions begin!

Keemo on August 5, 2010 at 6:03 PM

Dude… If the time was right, you’d be gone too.

CynicalOptimist on August 5, 2010 at 6:07 PM

I think he has it backwards. Its the safe far lefty’s that are difficult.

Here’s looking forward to next year’s redistricting.

cozmo on August 5, 2010 at 6:09 PM

Beware! If you look directly into the nostrils and their medusa-esque snakelike nosehairs, you will turn to stone. Or maybe a pertrified booger.

Monica on August 5, 2010 at 6:09 PM

There is a Storm brewing,and its coming in November,
its a Category #5 Sh*t Hurricane,and when its done,
LibTards will be covered in sh*t!!!!!!!!!!

canopfor on August 5, 2010 at 6:11 PM

It’s like the kid who’s waiting in the principal’s office, feigning “nice” so he doesn’t get hauled in with the group for…. that’s OK… “Nice” won’t get you a reprieve from an inquiry.

CynicalOptimist on August 5, 2010 at 6:12 PM

Hopefully this creature will be taken away before his time is up. Everyone of these Democrats will not make it through an investigation. The corruption could be uncovered by a 16 year old who watches CSI once a month. These people are the biggest and most organized crime ring in the history of the world. This spider web will take many years to unravel, but it must be done. Just think of how many judges these people own, lock-stock-barrel.

Keemo on August 5, 2010 at 6:12 PM

There is a Storm brewing,and its coming in November,
its a Category #5 Sh*t Hurricane,and when its done,
LibTards will be covered in sh*t!!!!!!!!!!

canopfor on August 5, 2010 at 6:11 PM

I thought we ALL were already covered in it. It sure feels that way these days. Besides, would they be able to tell the difference?

Monica on August 5, 2010 at 6:13 PM

Beware! If you look directly into the nostrils and their medusa-esque snakelike nosehairs, you will turn to stone. Or maybe a pertrified booger.

Monica on August 5, 2010 at 6:09 PM

Monica: And like Sodom & Gomorrah,don’t look back,haha!!:)

canopfor on August 5, 2010 at 6:13 PM

That’s what I call “Conservative porn”!

IowaWoman on August 5, 2010 at 6:13 PM

Beware! If you look directly into the nostrils and their medusa-esque snakelike nosehairs, you will turn to stone. Or maybe a pertrified booger.

Monica on August 5, 2010 at 6:09 PM

Nostrilla! Nostrildomus!

CynicalOptimist on August 5, 2010 at 6:13 PM

“Now we’ll have to work on genuine bipartisanship in the future.”

I hope who ever is left with Mr. Nostralitist…

… they aren’t even let in the room. Talk about “Payback!”

Seven Percent Solution on August 5, 2010 at 6:13 PM

Funny. I didn’t realize that men of such small stature that resemble a rabid mouse and a bad nose job could actually speak.

/go figure.

Key West Reader on August 5, 2010 at 6:16 PM

“Nosieeeee….I’m Mr. Nosieeeeee…..” sung to “I’m Mr. Lonely”

CynicalOptimist on August 5, 2010 at 6:16 PM

Seems to me that the ones with the least to worry about would be the ones that didn’t fall in lock step with the rest of you sons-of-bitches.

BigWyo on August 5, 2010 at 6:17 PM

Hmmmm.. After checking that face and my high tech video camera in the garage, I think I found the culprit! He doesn’t just steal your paycheck, he steals your foodstuffs as well.

Key West Reader on August 5, 2010 at 6:18 PM

Almost nothing can derail this freight train. Almost.

No impact…one of the few things I agree with Mitch McConnell about.

AUINSC on August 5, 2010 at 6:18 PM

Waxman is at risk.

seven on August 5, 2010 at 6:19 PM

Kagan, Waxman, Boxer, Axelrod. The Leftard Axis of Ugly. Couldn’t you find a Napolitano story to post today?

Cicero43 on August 5, 2010 at 6:19 PM

canopfor on August 5, 2010 at 6:11 PM
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I thought we ALL were already covered in it. It sure feels that way these days. Besides, would they be able to tell the difference?

Monica on August 5, 2010 at 6:13 PM

Monica: Probably not,they’re too stupified in Kool-Aid!

Hey,we both answered each other at 6:13PM,spooky eh!
-:)

canopfor on August 5, 2010 at 6:20 PM

Waxman,

NostrilGodZilla!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

canopfor on August 5, 2010 at 6:22 PM

Nozarrammadanna Nozarrilladilla Dinga Donga Damma

Nostrilicious

Literally… Booger King.

Walks into a bar… Mucus is on me! or Mucus for EVERYONE!

CynicalOptimist on August 5, 2010 at 6:22 PM

Hopefully this pisses off enough of the D survivors that they’ll refuse their leadership’s scorched-earth lame-duck tactics after November.

innominatus on August 5, 2010 at 6:24 PM

He’s picking his nose… right… and pulls out a 5 lb booger and his head caves in.

CynicalOptimist on August 5, 2010 at 6:24 PM

Listening to Pat Caddell actually makes me feel better than I have for some time now – and since he was involved in the Carter Administration – so he knows something about major frack-ups when he sees it.

Maybe this tidal wave will clean the scum away that seems to be coating every aspect of our lives since January 2009. Every time I see The One, his wife, San Fran Nan, Reid, et al, I feel the need to take a shower.

tru2tx on August 5, 2010 at 6:25 PM

Don’t count them out yet as the big earred jerk, Dear Reader the Pinnochio Presidente said

“the difference is you have me this time”

Once Pinnochio hits the campaign trail campaigning for all those reasonable moderate Dims these numbers will change drastically!

Question is can the guardian Angel of We The People (Sarah) type fast enough to refute all the lies and history changing?

get out there Pinnochio and help your team champ… yes you can!

dhunter on August 5, 2010 at 6:25 PM

Tsunami…

[d1carter on August 5, 2010 at 5:55 PM]

Personally, I prefer a November 9.0 Earthquake with the multiple cresting Tsunami starting shortly after that with the big one hitting after January and washing away much of what we knew as the Federal government.

Dusty on August 5, 2010 at 6:27 PM

Speaking of his losing in the 1945 elections, Winston Churchill, offered “If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.”

The Obama administration may also be a blessing in disguise: the vast majority of voters over the age of 18 will recall the 2008 elections as the year they gave the Democratic Party unchecked power to rule… and they very nearly destroyed America.

The Democrats won’t be given that kind of opportunity again for generations.

VastRightWingConspirator on August 5, 2010 at 6:29 PM

Can’t refudiate that.

Kissmygrits on August 5, 2010 at 6:29 PM

Dusty on August 5, 2010 at 6:27 PM

I like the idea of an election ‘Krakatoa’.

AUINSC on August 5, 2010 at 6:30 PM

Beware! If you look directly into the nostrils and their medusa-esque snakelike nosehairs, you will turn to stone. Or maybe a pertrified booger.

Monica on August 5, 2010 at 6:09 PM

Didja ever notice that when you do happen to look straight in, you don’t see any grey squiqqley matter, you see the dark back wall of his empty skull.

Yeah, he sure is a handsome fella …….

Jerome Horwitz on August 5, 2010 at 6:31 PM

Let’s help Rep. Henry Waxman really understand what it is like to lose some Democrat seats by VOTING HIM OUT OF OFFICE!

Chuck Wilkerson is the Republican candidate who is running against Rep. Waxman in California’s 30th District.

Learn More about Chuck Wilkerson at his website:
http://www.chuckwilkerson4congress.com/

If you like what you see, please help to spread the word about his campaign.

wren on August 5, 2010 at 6:32 PM

Coming in November,

Poseidon Movie remake,and the ship that will be used
is the Titanic……….

after taking a broadside swipe off the iceberg,
a methane gas bubble nearby,ignites when some
poor fisherman lights up,ka-blewy,causing a tidal
wave that heads straight towards Team Progressive
Poseidon………

comimg soon to a polling station near you!(snark).

canopfor on August 5, 2010 at 6:39 PM

Ugh,thats coming,not comimg!

canopfor on August 5, 2010 at 6:41 PM

Now we’ll have to work on genuine bipartisanship in the future.”

Actually, this is the only thing he said that I can relate to.

jeanie on August 5, 2010 at 6:41 PM

What came first? Waxman or the Muppet Show rat that looks just like him?

tree hugging sister on August 5, 2010 at 6:41 PM

Perhaps after November we will see some Dems join the Tea Party Caucus. Probably not though, as most House Dems left will be from heavily gerrymandered districts.

GnuBreed on August 5, 2010 at 6:43 PM

I don’t know if its just me or not, but in that photo, is Hanky Waxman showing America the size of his booger? Or is he showing us how small we are in his mind? Or is he showing us the size of the economic recovery after the stimulus? Or, is he touting the size of his manhood?

So many questions. So little time.

Key West Reader on August 5, 2010 at 6:52 PM

Setting up a false sense of low expectations so the result can be spun as “not as bad as expected.”

anuts on August 5, 2010 at 6:55 PM

..he should work on having a surgeon close up his nostrils. When it’s quiet in the House and he’s taking a nap, it must sound like the freaking Northrup Aviation wind tunnel.

The War Planner on August 5, 2010 at 6:59 PM

So many questions. So little time.

Key West Reader on August 5, 2010 at 6:52 PM

Key West Reader:What Waxman is showing,is the size of the
Sh*t hail,thats goona fall on DemoRats head
s,in the upcoming Sh*t Storm of Novermber!
-:)

canopfor on August 5, 2010 at 7:01 PM

Setting up a false sense of low expectations so the result can be spun as “not as bad as expected.”

anuts on August 5, 2010 at 6:55 PM

“Not as bad as expected” vs. “Un-expected” ?

Discern those two terms, and I’ll show you how the Dem’s learned how to spin.

1. “Expected Growth” = 18 days in
2. “Unexpected Results” = 30 days in
3. “Not as bad as Expected” = 45 days

A funny pattern to watch. It keeps repeating itself, like a bean dinner gone bad.

I just wish someone would make the squatters answer for their projections, results, and have them deliver their ultimate explanations, live on a JumboTron in Times Square.

Yes, I’m evil, but I hate liars.

Key West Reader on August 5, 2010 at 7:03 PM

one.ugly.human

Harry S on August 5, 2010 at 7:04 PM

An amazing inside look at how the vermin operate.

obleo on August 5, 2010 at 7:04 PM

Sh*t hail,thats goona fall on DemoRats head
s,in the upcoming Sh*t Storm of Novermber!
-:)

canopfor on August 5, 2010 at 7:01 PM

Oh, you are too kind. It won’t be a kindly sh*t storm. It is going to be a Poo-Nami. Not to be confused with Tsunami. A PooNami is strictly reserved for Democrat, Republican incumbents.

I think I might go into the umbrella business.

Key West Reader on August 5, 2010 at 7:06 PM

Key West Reader on August 5, 2010 at 7:03 PM

Heh… I like it!

Am I wrong though?

anuts on August 5, 2010 at 7:06 PM

Guess cranky little Waxman is -in retrospect- not all that happy with Howie Dean’s ’50 State Plan’… which brought in all the Blue Dogs and those pesky “conservadems.”

Big Tent Sucks?

marybel on August 5, 2010 at 7:10 PM

Probably not though, as most House Dems left will be from heavily gerrymandered districts.

GnuBreedon August 5, 2010 at 6:43 PM

Gerrymandered districts are a definite problem in 2010.

But every Congressperson in the country knows that the districts will be redrawn for the 2012 elections as a result of the 2010 census.

We need to keep an eagle eye on how and where these district lines are being redrawn.

And we need to make sure we are electing honest people in our State Legislatures, since they are the people who redraw the district lines.

We also need to make sure we have a HUGE Republican turnout in the 2010 elections in order to send a clear signal to all Congresspeople that no seat is safe. The results of the 2010 elections will most likely provide key data points which the politicians will use to redraw the lines.

wren on August 5, 2010 at 7:13 PM

one.ugly.human

Harry S on August 5, 2010 at 7:04 PM

They have turned the weapon of Ridicule on our Nation.

Call it Hanky Waxman. It will writhe in embarrassment.

Key West Reader on August 5, 2010 at 7:14 PM

Am I wrong though?

anuts on August 5, 2010 at 7:06 PM

No! You are not wrong. You are just Racist and Evil.

/The Progressives said so.

Use the word Racist and Evil early and often, and see how quickly these labels lose their sting.

Key West Reader on August 5, 2010 at 7:16 PM

Wow! What a video clip.

I’ve got a tingle up my leg. ;)

Brass on August 5, 2010 at 7:39 PM

Waxman,

NostrilGodZilla!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

canopfor on August 5, 2010 at 6:22 PM

Is it true he can eat through his nose?

slickwillie2001 on August 5, 2010 at 7:42 PM

I think we should apply for a stimulus grant to train a ferret to run into the House, charge up Waxman’s nose, and see if there’s really a brain in that pointy little head of his.

Of course, we’d have to couch the proposal in much more, uh, professional language.

JEM on August 5, 2010 at 8:02 PM

Allah, this is like the second or third time youve suggested that Bush’s memoir release will kill Republicans in November, yet you fail to say why. How the heck can a book release stem the tide of an electoral tsunami? Do you have any evidence of that happening in elections past?

Give me a break.

Mayhem on August 5, 2010 at 8:21 PM

Wipe them out.
All of them.

/Sidious

The Evil Doctor K on August 5, 2010 at 8:24 PM

Is it true he can eat through his nose?

slickwillie2001 on August 5, 2010 at 7:42 PM

No, but it is true that starving rodents have had feasts from The Nostrillitus Maximus.

Key West Reader on August 5, 2010 at 8:34 PM

Allah, this is like the second or third time youve suggested that Bush’s memoir release will kill Republicans in November, yet you fail to say why. How the heck can a book release stem the tide of an electoral tsunami? Do you have any evidence of that happening in elections past?

Give me a break.

Mayhem on August 5, 2010 at 8:21 PM

It’s just as likely there will be some blockbusters in there that will make democratics look even worse than they do today. President George W. Bush dealt with Bammie a great deal after the election. Will he tell us about that? During the financial ‘meltdown’ both Bammie and Senator McCain went to Congress to discuss the bailout, and the spin from democratics was that Bammie was the masterful leader of their caucus. The President might tell us exactly what role Bammie played in that vote. I doubt the democratic spin because we haven’t seen much leadership from him since. That’s just for starters….

slickwillie2001 on August 5, 2010 at 8:39 PM

The “tidal wave” cannot come too soon to sweep the crazy left wing Obama, Pelosi, Reed et al group down the toilet.

3dpuzzman on August 5, 2010 at 8:51 PM

Pat Caddell–from your lips to God’s ear!

chickasaw42 on August 5, 2010 at 8:56 PM

Re: Waxjobs’s schnozz – I’d like to have a nose like that, full of nickels!

/The Bank Dick

The Evil Doctor K on August 5, 2010 at 9:15 PM

Campaign Pinnochio, more speechs big ears!
Yes you can save the Senate, save the house, save the planet, lower the oceans!

YOU are the WON we have been waiting for Dear Reader, more speeches!
yes you can usher in electric trucks, cars, airplanes, cruise ships and windmill driven submarines!
Yes You Can Pinnochio, more speeches, more airtime, more campaigning you’re almost there!
Finish hard, push across the line YES YOU CAN!

dhunter on August 5, 2010 at 9:19 PM

Schozage.

The Great Schnoz

Schnozzerrilla

Schnozinator

The lastest book: The Schnoz and I

Schnozmeister

CynicalOptimist on August 5, 2010 at 9:21 PM

Schnoz-o-rama

CynicalOptimist on August 5, 2010 at 9:22 PM

We’ve been trying to get the Democratic conservatives together with the rest of the Democratic Party

Collins & Snowe?

(I know it’s the House and not the Senate, I just couldn’t resist LOL!)

TN Mom on August 5, 2010 at 9:58 PM

Henry, you’re one of the most difficult ones I know.

Wish I could convince more of your constiguents of that.

listens2glenn on August 5, 2010 at 10:26 PM

Allahpundit:

I disagree with your saying what Caddell is doing is like what Sullivan is doing. Sullivan is trying to make the Republican party liberal. Caddell wants the democats to quit ruling over the people and be the party of the people. Caddell isn’t trying to convert them. He is trying to pull them back from the far left and special interest groups which eventually will be a minority and a tyrannical one as he explains.

Conan on August 6, 2010 at 8:44 AM