Pelosi’s daughter: My mom wants out

posted at 7:30 pm on December 29, 2011 by Allahpundit

I feel about this the way I felt about Alan Grayson’s defeat. On the one hand: Oh yes. On the other hand: Don’t you want her to be there when ObamaCare gets repealed?

Personally, I blame Obama’s aloofness.

Alexandra Pelosi, daughter of House Minority Leader and former Speaker Nancy Pelosi, told Big Government this week that her mother wants to leave Congress–and that she remains in Washington only at the behest of her campaign donors.

During a telephone interview, Ms. Pelosi–speaking from a friend’s home in New York City–described her mother’s predicament:

She would retire right now, if the donors she has didn’t want her to stay so badly. They know she wants to leave, though. They think she’s destined for the wilderness. She has very few days left. She’s 71, she wants to have a life, she’s done. It’s obligation, that’s all I’m saying.

Pelosi’s spokesman denies it, calling it “wishful thinking on the part of a right-wing blog” even though the story’s based on a quote from, er, her own daughter. As for the substance of that quote, I’m not sure how to take it. Presumably it means Pelosi’s running for re-election … even though her own donors think it’s unlikely she’ll be Speaker again. Which means what? That she’ll serve out one more two-year term as minority leader and then quit? Or that she’ll run this year, get re-elected, and then resign if the Democrats aren’t back in the majority? Or that she’ll decide to retire a few months from now once she has a better sense of how the next Congress will shake out? Eight veteran Dems have already thrown in the towel, you know, so I can’t believe Pelosi’s still holding out hope of getting the gavel back.

Karl Rove predicted this morning that either she or Reid or both would quit the leadership in 2012. Does he know something? Exit question: Who’s Nancy going to get her stock tips from now?


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Oh, and take Harry “Chalk Outline” “The pomegranates are blooming” “Stinky tourists” Reid with you. Time for him to retire to nights of cowboy poetry.

di butler on December 29, 2011 at 8:52 PM

As a native Californian, I highly recommend the lady finally take leave of her senses—but the damage is done Nancy. Between Jerry, Nancy, Willie Brown, and the mostly vermin in Hollywood, this state never stood a chance at remaining Golden. Pity.

Rovin on December 29, 2011 at 8:53 PM

Common ground

Red State State of Mind on December 29, 2011 at 8:55 PM

Exit, stage left.

mmcnamer1 on December 29, 2011 at 8:58 PM

“Don’t you want her to be there when ObamaCare gets repealed?”

Remember this…?

Seven Percent Solution on December 29, 2011 at 8:58 PM

The reality of all the local and state races in 2010 is starting to kick in. The Left got its ass handed to it in those elections. Redistricting will save the GOP House this time–even after really bad “leadership” at the top.

SouthernGent on December 29, 2011 at 9:00 PM

Hummm. Is teh Won failing in D’rat private polling?

Rats… ship… sinking

Caststeel on December 29, 2011 at 9:00 PM

Don’t let the door hit you on the ass on your way OUT!

mmcnamer1 on December 29, 2011 at 9:04 PM

SouthernGent is right.. Really bad leadership at the TOP. I want change there too.

mmcnamer1 on December 29, 2011 at 9:05 PM

I mean “Was-A-Man” lol…laughing and cannot type

legendtwo on December 29, 2011 at 8:52 PM

Pepsi in the nasal passages will do that to ya

AZfederalist on December 29, 2011 at 9:06 PM

On the FNC show The Five today, co-host Kimberly Guilfoyle…a constituent of Pelosi in SF…gave a verbal wink and a nod about potential candidates who have recently moved into the 8th District and she appeared pretty clearly to have a particular well-known person in mind.

I have no clue who it might be but jealous vultures inside the SF rich people’s society have been circling around Nancy for a good while now.

In my view, a Congress without Nancy Pelosi would be a hugely positive step back away from The Cliff. Might not prevent us from eventually going over, but just the fact of her being gone and unable to do any further damage to the country would be positively reassuring.

History will treat Peolsi harshly, and very deservedly so I believe, and if she decides to retire before the 2012 election I’ll be happier than a possum eating a sweet potato.

Sacramento on December 29, 2011 at 9:06 PM

Robert jensen
Roflmmfao
Very funny

angrymike on December 29, 2011 at 9:08 PM

I think I’d rather see her there to witness Obamacare’s downfall. Choke down that t*rd sandwich, Cruella.

Conservchik on December 29, 2011 at 9:13 PM

I think I’d rather see her there to witness Obamacare’s downfall. Choke down that t*rd sandwich, Cruella.

Conservchik on December 29, 2011 at 9:13 PM

she’s too senitle to remmeber that she was a part of it :-)…looks & talks like she’s been struck by Alz lately…

jimver on December 29, 2011 at 9:16 PM

senile that is….

jimver on December 29, 2011 at 9:17 PM

she remains in Washington only at the behest of her campaign donors.

Well of course. They obviously believe that they haven’t gotten their money’s worth yet!

GarandFan on December 29, 2011 at 9:19 PM

Remember this…?

Seven Percent Solution on December 29, 2011 at 8:58 PM

I had to do a double-take to make sure that Hoyer wasn’t only holding hands with another dude, but carrying a purse as well!

Flotsam Jetsome on December 29, 2011 at 9:19 PM

I remember the day when she carried that huge gavel when Obamacare passed. I want to see video of Frau Blucher’s puss when that piece of legislation goes down the shoot. Bwahahahahahaha

Conservchik on December 29, 2011 at 9:23 PM

Just go away,now.

nimrod on December 29, 2011 at 9:45 PM

This sounds like a lot of bull to me. If she is looking for sympathy tell her to look it up in the dictionary. She won’t quit, her and Obama have not done enough damage to this country yet.

savage24 on December 29, 2011 at 9:51 PM

She would retire right now, if the donors she has didn’t want her to stay so badly. They know she wants to leave, though.

Translation :
The hag has taken so much money upfront and promised so many tricks to so many rich guys that she has to stay on her back for a long long time . She can’t afford to stand up and walk away because she doesn’t want to return the moocho dinero

burrata on December 29, 2011 at 9:52 PM

Pelosi’s daughter: My mom wants out

What a coincidence…

Gohawgs on December 29, 2011 at 9:57 PM

I can’t believe I actually agree her/it on something……

dentarthurdent on December 29, 2011 at 10:16 PM

May her broom take the witch away, never to return. I hope she wears that blue suit when it happens.

Schadenfreude on December 29, 2011 at 10:20 PM

Andrew Breitbart announced on Twitter he will have a story about Nancy Pelosi tomorrow at his site. Hope it’s a bombshell, more cronyism or illegal activity. I believe this is what Stephen Bannon was talking about when he said, ” a week before Iowa, I will drop a bomb…” Breitbart, Schweizer, Bannon work together. We will see..

Green eyed Lady on December 29, 2011 at 10:22 PM

Is Alexandra Pelosi the one who made that documentary about following George W. Bush around in 2000?

Mark1971 on December 29, 2011 at 7:39 PM

Yep…

Gohawgs on December 29, 2011 at 10:34 PM

Alexandra Pelosi, you mom can get out… Just as soon as she serves her full 20 year prison sentence for insider trading collusion and corruption.

SWalker on December 29, 2011 at 10:35 PM

Now, if only the Catholic Church had the guts to excommunicate Nancy for life on heresy charges…

…then it would be perfect.

Myron Falwell on December 29, 2011 at 10:40 PM


What a coincidence…

Gohawgs on December 29, 2011 at 9:57 PM

Can I get an amen?

Long haired country boy on December 29, 2011 at 10:42 PM

Pelosi doesn’t ened stock tips, nor did she need the jet she kept insisiting on wasting our tax money on. There’s a thing called the Pelosi Family Trust, the tax shelter she and her family run. They’re rich, they’ve been rich, they’ll die rich. And the Trust has an executive jet.

rayra on December 29, 2011 at 10:53 PM

On the FNC show The Five today, co-host Kimberly Guilfoyle…a constituent of Pelosi in SF…gave a verbal wink and a nod about potential candidates who have recently moved into the 8th District and she appeared pretty clearly to have a particular well-known person in mind.

I have no clue who it might be but jealous vultures inside the SF rich people’s society have been circling around Nancy for a good while now.

In my view, a Congress without Nancy Pelosi would be a hugely positive step back away from The Cliff. Might not prevent us from eventually going over, but just the fact of her being gone and unable to do any further damage to the country would be positively reassuring.

History will treat Peolsi harshly, and very deservedly so I believe, and if she decides to retire before the 2012 election I’ll be happier than a possum eating a sweet potato.

Sacramento on December 29, 2011 at 9:06 PM

I don’t know whether you are being serious or sarcastic. Obviously Guilfolye was talking about her (most likely in the closet) ex-husband, Super Progressive A**wipe, Gavin Gruesome Newsom. How they remained close is a mystery.

di butler on December 29, 2011 at 11:20 PM

Date Total Debt in Billions
9/30/2011 $14,790
9/30/2010 $13,562
9/30/2009 $11,910
9/30/2008 $10,025
9/30/2007 $9,008
9/30/2006 $8,507
9/30/2005 $7,933
9/30/2004 $7,379
9/30/2003 $6,783
9/30/2002 $6,228
9/30/2001 $5,807
9/30/2000 $5,674
9/30/1999 $5,656
9/30/1998 $5,526
9/30/1997 $5,413
9/30/1996 $5,225
9/29/1995 $4,974
9/30/1994 $4,693

ITguy on December 29, 2011 at 11:23 PM

Obviously Guilfolye was talking about her (most likely in the closet) ex-husband, Super Progressive A**wipe, Gavin Gruesome Newsom. How they remained close is a mystery.

di butler on December 29, 2011 at 11:20 PM

I knew Guilfoyle was a phony and a skank, but I had no idea that the evidence was public.

Jaibones on December 29, 2011 at 11:24 PM

Burrata
So you saying piglosi is turning tricks for doner money? Just ewwwww!

angrymike on December 29, 2011 at 11:30 PM

Those who are elected in November of a given year are sworn in in January of the following year, but typically there is already a budget in place, so the first budget for which they vote is the FY that starts in October of that year (nearly a year after their election) and finishes in September of the following year (nearly two years after their election).

So, those elected in November 1992 were sworn in in January 1993, and the first budget for which they voted was the 1994 FY budget (which goes from October 1, 1993 – September 30, 1994).

Now look at those budget numbers in that light. And give “credit” and/or “blame” to the party that controlled a majority (2+ out of 3) of the House, Senate, and Presidency.

Date, Majority Party, Increase in Debt (i.e. Annual Deficit) in Billions
9/30/2011 D $1,229
9/30/2010 D $1,652
9/30/2009 D $1,885
9/30/2008 D $1,017
9/30/2007 R $501
9/30/2006 R $574
9/30/2005 R $554
9/30/2004 R $596
9/30/2003 R $555
9/30/2002 R $421
9/30/2001 R $133
9/30/2000 R $18
9/30/1999 R $130
9/30/1998 R $113
9/30/1997 R $188
9/30/1996 R $251
9/29/1995 D $281
9/30/1994 D $281

That’s right, the Republican majority only added $18 Billion to the national debt in FY ending 9/30/2000.

The Bush+Republican Congress added from $421 Billion to $596 Billion to the national debt every year for six years.

Pelosi complained about the Trillions of debt Bush and the Republicans had added, and she promised to end deficit spending if given control.

She got control, and the deficits of the four Pelosi Fiscal Years (FY 2008 – 2011) ranged from $1,017 Billion ($1.017 Trillion) to $1,885 Billion ($1.885 Trillion) PER YEAR.

Pelosi and the Democrats promised an end to deficit spending, then tripled annual deficits and added $6 Trillion to the total national debt.

We MUST drive that home to the electorate in 2012.

ITguy on December 29, 2011 at 11:43 PM

“Exit question: Who’s Nancy going to get her stock tips from now?”

What was that line again? “At some point you’ve got to ask if you haven’t earned enough money.” (Or something like that.)

Love to see both Pelosi and Reid abandon ship.

joated on December 30, 2011 at 12:42 AM

Pelosi’s daughter: My mom wants out

“I’m Spartacus Nancy Pelosi’s daughter.”

Akzed on December 30, 2011 at 12:44 AM

Good riddance. The sooner the better.

CTpatriot on December 30, 2011 at 1:14 AM

Nancy Pelosi is definitely out if the Dems don’t get the House back in 2012. Pelosi is not going to stick around with all her ill-gotten gains to be minority leader. Minority leader at 72 or spend a $80 Million fortune built on corruption and insider trading and Mob connections.

CoolChange80 on December 30, 2011 at 1:48 AM

I was certain that it would take someone with a can of Skank-Away to chase her out of Washington. Does she think she’s done enough damage for one Marxist?

nraendowment on December 30, 2011 at 3:18 AM

From the BigGovernment Article:

UPDATE: This morning, Alexandra (Nancy Pelosi’s daughter) texted me:

Get your facts straight: I said she is destined for GREATNESS! Not wilderness. And that text was supposed to say HBO for 11. I have never talked to Nancy Pelosi about any of this.

Emphasis mine.

This story is inherently false. Way to go for not linking to the page, AllahPundit. In doing so, you continue to pave the way for misinformation. As long as it serves your agenda, it’s justified, no?

RanchTooth on December 29, 2011 at 7:59 PM

hmm, as has already been pointed out to you, Allah did a link to the article. I do find it interesting that you, RanchTooth, didn’t include the rest of the Update:

Interestingly, Alexandra doesn’t challenge the crux of the story; that Pelosi would prefer to leave Congress and only remains out of a sense of obligation to her donors.

As long as it serves your agenda, it’s justified, no?

Flora Duh on December 30, 2011 at 5:41 AM

After Nancy’s office issued a statement which essentially accuses her own daughter of lying, the crazies went ballistic against Breitbart on Twitter accusing him of “making the story up”.

Flora Duh on December 30, 2011 at 5:51 AM

I knew Guilfoyle was a phony and a skank, but I had no idea that the evidence was public.
Jaibones on December 29, 2011 at 11:24 PM

I’m guessing you don’t know about Ruby Rippy Tourk ?
http://articles.sfgate.com/2007-01-31/news/17229155_1_newsom-alex-tourk-mayor-s-office

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom’s re-election campaign manager resigned Wednesday after confronting the mayor about an affair Newsom had with his wife while she worked in the mayor’s office, City Hall sources said.
Alex Tourk, 39, who served as Newsom’s deputy chief of staff before becoming his campaign manager in September, confronted the mayor after his wife, Ruby Rippey-Tourk, told him of the affair as part of a rehabilitation program she had been undergoing for substance abuse, said the sources, who had direct knowledge of Wednesday’s meeting.

Rippey-Tourk, 34, was the mayor’s appointments secretary from the start of his administration in 2004 until last spring. She told her husband that the affair with Newsom was short-lived and happened about a year and a half ago, while the mayor was undergoing a divorce from his then-wife, Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle, said the sources, who spoke on condition they not be identified.

Ofcourse Nuisance went on to become the Lt Gov after this.
Now maybe he will come out of the closet to become a senator

burrata on December 30, 2011 at 6:17 AM

So are we supposed to feel sorry for Ms. Pelosi or something?Nobody can force her to be there, not even the “big donors”. If she really wants out, she can leave any time she wants to.

Jeff A on December 30, 2011 at 6:44 AM

The devil’s spawn

acyl72 on December 30, 2011 at 7:21 AM

As for the substance of that quote, I’m not sure how to take it.

As I mentioned in the headlines, the statement by her daughter rings false and is probably more of a sandbagging maneuver than anything.

Or that she’ll run this year, get re-elected, and then resign if the Democrats aren’t back in the majority?

It is my guess she will do this. What ever happens, let her be gone.

MisterElephant on December 30, 2011 at 8:21 AM

In the words of Curly Bill in Tombstone…

“Well, Bye!!!”

logicman_1998 on December 30, 2011 at 8:34 AM

Dear Daughter:

I want your mom OUT!

jarhead0311 on December 30, 2011 at 8:49 AM

Mrs Nancy, So who are these “donors” you fear so much? Why would you ever feel obligated to anyone?

ninjacoastie on December 30, 2011 at 8:51 AM

Alex Tourk, 39, who served as Newsom’s deputy chief of staff before becoming his campaign manager in September, confronted the mayor after his wife, Ruby Rippey-Tourk, told him of the affair as part of a rehabilitation program she had been undergoing for substance abuse, said the sources, who had direct knowledge of Wednesday’s meeting.

burrata on December 30, 2011 at 6:17 AM

Ruby Rippey-Tourk ??? What is that? Is it special blower for the new Chevy SS Camaro dual 4 barrel?

jarhead0311 on December 30, 2011 at 8:55 AM

Guess what… we want her out too!!!

E L Frederick (Sniper One) on December 30, 2011 at 9:02 AM

She would retire right now, if the donors she has didn’t want her to stay so badly.

Notice how Pelosi’s daughter does not exactly go out of her way to put a name and face on any of these donors?

I would love to know who these donors are, just to see exactly how many of them are folk who happen to believe that living under a Ferdinand-Marcos-martial-law style of regime would be a great thing for this country indeed!

pilamaye on December 30, 2011 at 9:11 AM

Ruby Rippey-Tourk ??? What is that? Is it special blower for the new Chevy SS Camaro dual 4 barrel?

jarhead0311 on December 30, 2011 at 8:55 AM

Sounds like the name of a character who somehow fell out of a recent Star Wars series novel!

pilamaye on December 30, 2011 at 9:14 AM

Alex Tourk, 39, who served as Newsom’s deputy chief of staff before becoming his campaign manager in September, confronted the mayor after his wife, Ruby Rippey-Tourk, told him of the affair as part of a rehabilitation program she had been undergoing for substance abuse, said the sources, who had direct knowledge of Wednesday’s meeting.

burrata on December 30, 2011 at 6:17 AM

After Gavin Rippeyed his Ruby, Alex got Tourked!

Steve Z on December 30, 2011 at 9:28 AM

She doesn’t need the money but she craves the power like a junkie a fix.

LizardLips on December 30, 2011 at 9:28 AM

Pelosi’s daughter: My mom wants out

That’s okay…We want your Mom out too.

BlaxPac on December 30, 2011 at 9:39 AM

These people are scary, look at Specter’s new gig. Bet she hasn’t taken the time to read the bill yet, either.

Kissmygrits on December 30, 2011 at 10:01 AM

Witch.

Jaibones on December 30, 2011 at 11:42 AM

Witch is mild for what this creep has done to America. When you remember the Obwana Presideny, you will see the skullduggery faces of Reid and botox Nan, and Obwana as they shoved Obamacare through with the Tea Party in Wash, D.C. screaming “no” and the American people at home throwing things at their t.v.’s who could not afford the trip. All the back and forth between both parties, knowing full well the crap would pass. Now even with Republicans in power in the house, they still have grease on the bottoms of their shoes and keep sliding to the pull of the Demorats whichever way they keep pulling this country into oblivion. Time to take our country back.

hummingbird50 on December 30, 2011 at 11:50 AM

Witch.

Jaibones on December 30, 2011 at 11:42 AM

There is a bumper sticker here in Southern California, it has a picture of Nancy Pelosi wearing the Wicked Witch of the West’s hat, and it says…. Where is Dorthy and that damned house?

SWalker on December 30, 2011 at 1:19 PM

Witch.

Jaibones on December 30, 2011 at 11:42 AM

There is a bumper sticker here in Southern California, it has a picture of Nancy Pelosi wearing the Wicked Witch of the West’s hat, and it says…. Where is Dorthy and that damned house?

SWalker on December 30, 2011 at 1:19 PM

Unlike Central Valley, CA, I DO have a bucket of water here. Although they tried, the demonrats didn’t dry up the whole country, it still rains here.

Turtle317 on December 30, 2011 at 3:12 PM

Unlike Central Valley, CA, I DO have a bucket of water here. Although they tried, the demonrats didn’t dry up the whole country, it still rains here.

Turtle317 on December 30, 2011 at 3:12 PM

and in the Sac Valley :-)…actually the ‘witch’ and her SF crowd gets their water from up here (Oroville lake)…would be interesting to see their reaction if we did to them what they did to Central Valley :-(.

jimver on December 30, 2011 at 3:31 PM

Bye-bye you stinking whore.

Love, Mudhog.

Mudhog on December 30, 2011 at 3:43 PM

The lead in photo shows a lost soul, a woman with no ethics, and a women who is only looking out for herself and in the throws of Botox withdrawal.

MSGTAS on December 31, 2011 at 9:41 AM

Thanks For The Memories. Pack your bags yet again, and let’s air out that office.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2nfWPtA6Y-w&feature=channel_video_title

iheart707 on January 1, 2012 at 6:47 AM

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