Pelosi: Republican Jews are “being exploited”

posted at 7:01 pm on July 28, 2012 by Erika Johnsen

What does that even mean, “exploited”? It’s a pet peeve of mine how progressives throw that word around as if everyone and their mother are somehow not acting of their own free will, but rather are engaging in certain behaviors because they’re acting under the duress of insidious, all-powerful forces. If Republicans are “exploiting” the issue of Israel to distract from their tax-cutting agenda, how in the world is that any different from Team Obama “exploiting” the issue of Mitt Romney’s tax returns to distract from his economic record? Oh, that’s right — it isn’t. Of course candidates try to focus on issues that are advantageous to them. This isn’t rocket science.

In an interview with Bloomberg:

HUNT: One more foreign policy question, though. He’s going to Israel, and your Republican – the Republican majority in the House, one of your counterparts, Eric Cantor, said Republicans have a golden opportunity with the Jewish vote this year because there’s a, quote, “real cloud over Obama’s chilliness with Israel.”

PELOSI: Well, you know what? That’s maybe his characterization, but that, in fact, this president – and hopefully during this campaign, it will become – this president has been a staunch supporter of Israel. Many of the things that he has done, in terms of Israel’s qualitative edge in terms of how we have – have supported Israel in that regard, for them to defend themselves, A, B, is two issues that relate to Iran. No president has done more…

HUNT: Do you think he’ll do as well with the Jewish vote this time as he did last time?

PELOSI: The election will tell us that.

HUNT: What do you think?

PELOSI: But I – I think that he will. I think that he will, because the fact is when the facts get out. You know, as many of the Republicans are using Israel as an excuse, what they really want are tax cuts for the wealthy. So Israel, that can be one reason they put forth.

HUNT: That’s why some of the Republican Jewish supporters are really active.

PELOSI: Well, that’s how they’re being exploited. And they’re smart people. They follow these issues. But they have to know the facts. And the fact is that President Obama has been the strongest person in terms of sanctions on Iran, which is important to Israel. He’s been the strongest person on whether it’s Iron Dome, David’s Sling, any of these weapons systems and initiatives that relate to Israel. He has been there over and over again.

As much those dastardly Republicans might be trying to “exploit” their Jewish friends, however, the fact remains that as a voting bloc, Jewish voters have remained squarely on the Democrats’ side of the aisle for decades — and according to Gallup‘s latest update, that still holds true:

While Republicans may look favorably on Romney’s visit to Israel, another group with keen interest in U.S.-Israeli relations — Jewish Americans — solidly backs Obama in the election.

Gallup Daily tracking from June 1-July 26 finds Jewish registered voters favoring Obama over Romney by 68% to 25%. That is essentially the same as Gallup’s prior update on Jewish voting preferences.

Although one goal of Romney’s Israel visit could be to attract greater support among Jewish voters in the U.S., Jewish Americans have been a traditionally strong Democratic group, so they are unlikely to become much more supportive of Romney regardless of the outcome of the trip.

The Romney camp is clearly hoping to pick up some percentage points with his Israel trip — he boarded a plane to Israel from London earlier, and will be welcomed there with open arms. It seems that President Obama, however, is threatened enough with Romney’s plans that’s he’s started mounting his own pro-Israel messaging campaign:

Even though Republicans haven’t cracked 25 percent of the Jewish vote since 1988, GOP backers of Mitt Romney — who arrives in Israel Saturday — are mounting what likely will be the most aggressive effort yet in dollars and cents to woo one of Ohio and Florida’s most pivotal constituencies. …

Even before Romney’s weekend visit — a trip highlighted by meetings with top officials in Jerusalem and a speech reasserting his commitment to the Jewish state, both aimed at domestic political consumption — Obama sought to disrupt the presumptive GOP nominee’s carefully planned courtship.

“I have made it a top priority for my administration to deepen cooperation with Israel across the whole spectrum of security issues,” the president said Friday in an Oval Office ceremony convened for him to sign into law a measure expanding U.S. financial aid for Israel’s defense and bolstering cooperation between the militaries of both nations.

What makes GOP officials optimistic this year are the new financial rules of campaigns and perceptions about Obama among some Jews.

The Republican Jewish Coalition has committed to spending more than $6 million on an ad campaign that seeks to tap in to “buyer’s remorse” among Jews who supported Obama in 2008.

Ah, yes — groups of like-minded people coming together to spend their own money supporting a candidate who isn’t a Democrat. A certifiable case of “exploitation” if ever there was one, eh?


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Thank goodness she comes from total purity. The left never exploits anyone. Ever.

CW on July 28, 2012 at 7:03 PM

He has been there over and over again.

Really? He hasn’t been there (Israel) once since he became President.

Resist We Much on July 28, 2012 at 7:04 PM

from the woman and party where exploitation is SOP….

PUHLEEZE

cmsinaz on July 28, 2012 at 7:05 PM

He has been there over and over again.

When, Nancy?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_presidential_trips_made_by_Barack_Obama

I repeat-when, Nancy?

Del Dolemonte on July 28, 2012 at 7:06 PM

That’s weapons-grade delusional right there.

AZfederalist on July 28, 2012 at 7:06 PM

Thank goodness she comes from total purity. The left never exploits anyone. Ever.

CW on July 28, 2012 at 7:03 PM

Yup. She is 100% pure bull$hit.

msupertas on July 28, 2012 at 7:07 PM

Nothing to see here. Move along. Move along

maubman on July 28, 2012 at 7:08 PM

…she needs to wander in the desert for the next 40 years!

KOOLAID2 on July 28, 2012 at 7:08 PM

Dry up, Witch!

Pork-Chop on July 28, 2012 at 7:08 PM

Yeah, staunch supporter. Lets the Israeli PM sit in a White House meeting room for hours while he goes to have dinner with the family. Had to try to get compliance for one of his pro-Palestinian positions and the PM wasn’t that amenable. Go figure.

Yeah, staunch supporter. Sure

AZfederalist on July 28, 2012 at 7:09 PM

He has been there over and over again.

President Barack Obama will visit Israel in a second term if he’s re-elected, according to a campaign adviser.

Kahl dismissed criticism of Obama for not having visited Israel as president.

Obama last went to Israel as a presidential candidate in July 2008. While he hasn’t been there as president, that says nothing about his commitment to the country’s national security, Kahl said.

http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/ELECT-EM-EXE-GOV/2012/07/23/id/446269

Resist We Much on July 28, 2012 at 7:09 PM

There aren’t enough Anti-Psychotics to cure this woman.

Corporal Tunnel on July 28, 2012 at 7:10 PM

I believe I was being “exploited” by the Democratic Party when in 1974 or so I realized they were against personal responsibility whatsoever and took the “Jewish Vote” for granted. Been away for a long time and today, I feel “exploited” Pelosi’s asinine comments including the fact that Obama has allegedly been to Israel a whole lot of times. I will agree with her statement that we are a smart people and I at least, among many others, were not taken in by the Obama hype the first time or this time.

skatz51 on July 28, 2012 at 7:10 PM

I weep for my poor, exploited people. Mitt is the new Pharaoh. I just have to figure out which plague is Pelosi – lice, frogs, or locusts.

Archivarix on July 28, 2012 at 7:10 PM

Jewish Americans — solidly backs Obama in the election

it truly boggles the mind, do they not care what happens to Israel? i come from jewish heritage…I worry about them

cmsinaz on July 28, 2012 at 7:10 PM

Dry up, Witch!

Pork-Chop on July 28, 2012 at 7:08 PM

Now, now, Pork-Chop! Don’t be too hard on old Nancy. She hasn’t been the same since Dorothy’s house fell on her sister.

Resist We Much on July 28, 2012 at 7:11 PM

“pelosi” = a code word for a perpetually drunk, crazy, leftist extremist, dingbat, mass abortionist, heathen succubus.

TeaPartyNation on July 28, 2012 at 7:11 PM

PELOSI: this president has been a staunch supporter of Israel.

How does this old bat keep from getting struck by lightning?!

squint on July 28, 2012 at 7:12 PM

Will someone please throw a bucket of water on this dumb Witch.

USMCDevilDog on July 28, 2012 at 7:12 PM

He has been there over and over again.

Is she lying or is her mind starting to go? She’s 72, maybe she should consider retiring.

shaloma on July 28, 2012 at 7:13 PM

As a member of the “exploited” tribe, I am highly offended by Pelosi’s comments. Imagine the outrage if a Republican had made such a condescending comment about a minority. Why my bretheren are so stupid about their support for Democrats is simply beyond me. And we are, in Pelosi’s words, “smart people”. Her comments are, well, downright racist.

COgirl on July 28, 2012 at 7:13 PM

But they’re “smart people”.

docflash on July 28, 2012 at 7:14 PM

There aren’t enough Anti-Psychotics to cure this woman.

Corporal Tunnel on July 28, 2012 at 7:10 PM

And there aren’t enough insecticides to stop her.

squint on July 28, 2012 at 7:14 PM

Yes, Nancy, that’s one thing you can say about them: “They’re smart people.”

You can also say a bunch of other stereotypes about them pesky Joos that tie in very nicely with it.

Drained Brain on July 28, 2012 at 7:16 PM

Time to cart that demented hate filled woman off to the funny farm.

VorDaj on July 28, 2012 at 7:17 PM

Which Jews, witch?

Bmore on July 28, 2012 at 7:17 PM

that’s pretty insulting on many levels, as if Jews are slack Jawed sheep to stupid to observe the political and economic reality this county is in, and as if the President hasn’t associated with PLO fanboys, Muslim terrorists and anti-semites his entire adult life. Nope, they must be getting exploited.

golembythehudson on July 28, 2012 at 7:18 PM

By his 20 year attendance in Jeromy Wright’s pew, by his saying “The Arabic Call to Prayer is the most beautiful sound on Earth”, by his celebrating Ramadan in the White House, by his 2009 speech in Cairo praising Islam, by his call to go back to the pre 1967 war borders, by his deep bowing to the Saudi King – By each of these things Obama’s calling is plainly revealed. That all united should fail to enlighten the competent inquirer is almost inconceivable.

VorDaj on July 28, 2012 at 7:19 PM

PELOSI: Well, you know what? That’s maybe his characterization, but that, in fact, this president – and hopefully during this campaign, it will become – this president has been a staunch supporter of Israel. Many of the things that he has done, in terms of Israel’s qualitative edge in terms of how we have – have supported Israel in that regard, for them to defend themselves, A, B, is two issues that relate to Iran. No president has done more…

Is that even English?

VegasRick on July 28, 2012 at 7:20 PM

Nazi Pelousi is an offense to all sentient beings, just as the Indonesian Imbecile and all of the lunatic left are. They are haters of Western civilization and haters of Man’s advancement, in general. Nihilists.

That said, it’s specially repulsive to have the leftists, who have done everything possible to see Israel snuffed out and another 6 million Jews killed, talk about Jews being exploited. The most trustworthy allies that Israel has had FOR DECADES have been the American Religious Right. Honest decent people who love Western civilization and who respect other honor, decent people. THe leftists (such as the Israel hating Dog-Eater, who tried to make every problem in the world the fault of Israel building in the territories and in Jerusalem suburbs – he can’t even say “Jerusalem” these days, though “Al Quds” spills out pretty easily) have Suha Arafat french kisser Shrillary as their strongest voice for Western civilization in the Middle East … LOL, in a morbid sort of way. Pathetic.

Nazi Pelousi just proved, once again, what utterly low slimeballs the Western left are. They are wastes of flesh. Self-haters. Nihilists who want to stop the West’s productivity and turn the world over to the “noble savages”. Disgusting, worthless people who are nothing but burdens to the societies unlucky enough to be saddled with their pathetic and useless existences. Their self-hate is about the only reasonable idea they hold. They’ve earned the hate.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on July 28, 2012 at 7:24 PM

What an indictment of the people of her district…that they would elect such an ignoramus.

tom daschle concerned on July 28, 2012 at 7:29 PM

it truly boggles the mind, do they not care what happens to Israel? i come from jewish heritage…I worry about them

cmsinaz on July 28, 2012 at 7:10 PM

For leftist Jews, Israel is an embarrassment that they would prefer to see disappear. It’s sick but it’s the same as Western leftists think about the West. All Western Leftism is sickness.

I think Barky will end up with less than a majority of Jewish votes this time round – not that the Jewish vote (less than 2%) makes any difference at all.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on July 28, 2012 at 7:29 PM

She really IS a dingbat.

Cleombrotus on July 28, 2012 at 7:30 PM

I weep for my poor, exploited people. Mitt is the new Pharaoh. I just have to figure out which plague is Pelosi – lice, frogs, or locusts.

Archivarix on July 28, 2012 at 7:10 PM

Democrats are a plague.

trigon on July 28, 2012 at 7:31 PM

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on July 28, 2012 at 7:24 PM

Ditto

Cleombrotus on July 28, 2012 at 7:32 PM

This is the same person that calls herself a Catholic….she makes me wanna puke……

crosshugger on July 28, 2012 at 7:35 PM

I just have to figure out which plague is Pelosi – lice, frogs, or locusts.

Archivarix on July 28, 2012 at 7:10 PM

Boils. And you know where.

Cleombrotus on July 28, 2012 at 7:35 PM

Is there anything more disgusting than liberals talking about “groups”. Hispanics, Blacks, Jews, etc….

As if everyone must belong to a group and that group must have group think.

Hey Nancy, not every white, working class voter will vote for Romney, some will support Obama. SHOCKING – they are making their own vote!

smorrow66 on July 28, 2012 at 7:36 PM

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on July 28, 2012 at 7:29 PM

sad

cmsinaz on July 28, 2012 at 7:36 PM

The arrogance of Pelosi, believing Jews who vote Republican can only be doing so because they’re deceived.

BD57 on July 28, 2012 at 7:39 PM

President Obama has already told us how much he dislikes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Natanyahu.

Remember when former French President Nicholas Sarkozy called Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu a “liar”.

Presdient Obama responded:

“You’re fed up with him, but I have to deal with him even more than you.”

Here is a video to refresh your memory:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHEh2UzxO68&feature=relmfu

I really don’t understand why any mamber of the Jewish community would vote to re-elect Barack Obama.

wren on July 28, 2012 at 7:39 PM

If anything should make someone think long and hard before resorting to botox, this dingbat should be it.

Flora Duh on July 28, 2012 at 7:40 PM

Meh. Frum exposed Palin’s sex ray strategy years ago, and after that severely weakened my defenses I was helpless against Miss Cupp. I appealed to Count Rogge under the Geneva Convention but to no avail, and now my hands are tied.

Seth Halpern on July 28, 2012 at 7:40 PM

“Buyers remorse” showed it’s head in 2010. Nancy-poo would rather forget that.

GarandFan on July 28, 2012 at 7:43 PM

Thus, to Pelosi and the Progressives…class warfare.

Republican Jews are merely obstructions on the road to Utopia. To be eliminated immediately.

Progressive Jews, however, are useful collaborators…until they are no longer needed, then they can be eliminated.

The ways of true fascism haven’t changed at all over the past century.

Where’s Niemöller?

coldwarrior on July 28, 2012 at 7:43 PM

Is that even English?

VegasRick on July 28, 2012 at 7:20 PM

LOL! I was going to ask if that is where Obama got his superior oratory skills. Is she drunk?

Night Owl on July 28, 2012 at 7:44 PM

Which Jews, witch?

Bmore on July 28, 2012 at 7:17 PM

Haha.

*in munchin voice*
Which old witch?

SparkPlug on July 28, 2012 at 7:47 PM

PELOSI: But I – I think that he will. I think that he will, because the fact is when the facts get out. You know, as many of the Republicans are using Israel as an excuse, what they really want are tax cuts for the wealthy. So Israel, that can be one reason they put forth.

That’s some full metal retard right there.

Key West Reader on July 28, 2012 at 7:48 PM

It doesn’t mean anything. It’s Nancy Pelosi once again throwing out accusations that have no merit to them just to see if it will stick. It’s her modus operendi.

scalleywag on July 28, 2012 at 7:50 PM

Nanzi is going to regret her military cuts

Wah. No more Air Force Planes with drinks.

Key West Reader on July 28, 2012 at 7:50 PM

like you exploited the blacks, mexicans, gays, and any other group you could splinter from the rest of the country?

deimos on July 28, 2012 at 7:51 PM

Obama supports Israel?

Well that is certainly newsworthy after the jug-eared Kenyan declared his administration supports the return to the 1968 borders.

Happy Nomad on July 28, 2012 at 7:52 PM

San Fransisco…
Come on!
Really?
Is this the best you got?

Electrongod on July 28, 2012 at 7:55 PM

SparkPlug on July 28, 2012 at 7:47 PM

Nice foley work there SparkPlug, or is it voice over? I think it’s voice over.

Bmore on July 28, 2012 at 7:56 PM

Will Jews and Blacks ever tire of these idiots?

*sigh*

no answer required….

Tim Zank on July 28, 2012 at 7:57 PM

Really. I guess I’ll call my Ma tomorrow and let her know that she’s being exploited. ///

annoyinglittletwerp on July 28, 2012 at 7:59 PM

Moonbat dingbat. Time for her to go out to pasture.

Philly on July 28, 2012 at 8:00 PM

Electrongod on July 28, 2012 at 7:55 PM

Which is worse? East coast, NYC, Left coast, San Francisco?

Bmore on July 28, 2012 at 8:01 PM

the fact remains that as a voting bloc, Jewish voters have remained squarely on the Democrats’ side of the aisle for decades — and according to Gallup‘s latest update, that still holds true

And that’s the thing that keeps me befuddled about the Jewish demographic. Democrats are the same people that want a “free Palestine” and talk of Israeli apartheid.

I just don’t understand why the Jewish vote falls Democrat.

ButterflyDragon on July 28, 2012 at 8:01 PM

Which is worse? East coast, NYC, Left coast, San Francisco?

Bmore on July 28, 2012 at 8:01 PM

Tough decision…

Electrongod on July 28, 2012 at 8:03 PM

Tough decision…

Electrongod on July 28, 2012 at 8:03 PM

Yes, and before you try, no you can’t say D.C. Lol!

Bmore on July 28, 2012 at 8:05 PM

I hate pelosi as much as I despise obamacommie. Pelosi is a disingenuous, lying, opportunistic, lying, scumbag, progressive, lying, communist, lying, bytch.

That doesn’t even begin to cover it.

Wolfmoon on July 28, 2012 at 8:07 PM

What does that even mean, “exploited”? It’s a pet peeve of mine how progressives throw that word around as if everyone and their mother are somehow not acting of their own free will, but rather are engaging in certain behaviors because they’re acting under the duress of insidious, all-powerful forces.

Typical Dem projection — they always accuse the right of what they, themselves, are doing. It’s Alinksy 101 and, unfortunately, most of the Dem voting blocs (Jewish, single women, African Americans, Hispanics) keep falling for it, whether out of habit, ignorance or willful blindness.

Dark Star on July 28, 2012 at 8:08 PM

o/t, but sort of related…

Just One Minute: A Moment of Silence Is Too Much To Ask, But Segregation Is Not?

I don’t have to tell you who the European Left long ago threw under the bus…

Resist We Much on July 28, 2012 at 8:12 PM

That crone is the most vile creature in Congress, bar none.

hillbillyjim on July 28, 2012 at 8:18 PM

He [Obama] has been there over and over again.

FACT CHECK: We rate this statement with 332 pinocchios, 128 pairs of pants on fire, and thus 82 metric tons of carbon emissions into the atmosphere.

hit and run on July 28, 2012 at 8:18 PM

San Fransisco…
Come on!
Really?
Is this the best you got?

Electrongod on July 28, 2012 at 7:55 PM

Have you been to San Fransisco?

And while San Fransisco is prettier than NYC, I’d easily pick San Fransisco as worse, because at least NYC is NYC with lots of different places, people, foods, etc. San Fransisco is one step above a hippie commune.

And that’s not even mentioning the earthquakes.

Dark Star on July 28, 2012 at 8:24 PM

Epic Limbaugh rant about the Stalinist Mayors against Chick Fil A not covered on Hot Air (no doubt one of the ‘conservative’ blogs Rush is talking about), so I’ll link to it. EPIC!!!!!
http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2012/07/27/the_left_s_stalinist_war_on_chick_fil_a

AmeriCuda on July 28, 2012 at 8:29 PM

Have you been to San Fransisco?

And while San Fransisco is prettier than NYC, I’d easily pick San Fransisco as worse, because at least NYC is NYC with lots of different places, people, foods, etc. San Fransisco is one step above a hippie commune.

And that’s not even mentioning the earthquakes.

Dark Star on July 28, 2012 at 8:24 PM

Yeah..been there…multiple times…business..

Luckily I got to leave…

Electrongod on July 28, 2012 at 8:30 PM

Isn’t San Francisco the city where a judge ruled the homeless have the right to crap on the sidewalks?

slickwillie2001 on July 28, 2012 at 8:36 PM

Project much Leader Pelosi?

john.frank on July 28, 2012 at 8:37 PM

Is that even English?

VegasRick on July 28, 2012 at 7:20 PM

LOL! Is she drunk?

Night Owl on July 28, 2012 at 7:44 PM

That’s what I thought. I read it a couple of times trying to make sense of it. That’s some serious gibberish.

lynncgb on July 28, 2012 at 8:43 PM

Pelosi might possibly be drunk, but the people that elect her should seek out the services of a mental health professional.

claudius on July 28, 2012 at 8:46 PM

Pel-o-si
noun
1. person who is telling lies, especially habitually and dishonestly; a mendacious person.

phreshone on July 28, 2012 at 8:54 PM

What an indictment of the people of her district…that they would elect such an ignoramus.

tom daschle concerned on July 28, 2012 at 7:29 PM

San FranFreako? Pelousi’s district? As a data point, they stand on the street corners, sit on park benches and amble around town in the nude. They urinate and defecate in the streets and in business alcoves. If they aren’t participating in that behavior, they are tolerating and/or condoning it. That kind of gives you a data point on the kind of people we are talking about here.

AZfederalist on July 28, 2012 at 9:01 PM

Yes Nancy. I am smart, Jewish, and voting “anyone but Obama”.

Deal with it.

Irritable Pundit on July 28, 2012 at 9:37 PM

As a Republican person of the Jewish faith, I would just like to say that I believe Nancy Pelosi should stop running her obviously overworked mouth. I am not exploited, and in fact prefer the company of people who recognize the fact that I am capable of forming my very own opinions.

I guess that I don’t need San Fran Nan to speak for me. Most especially since she is quite clearly either insane or stupid, possibly both.

Flyovercountry on July 28, 2012 at 9:51 PM

it was a socialist from austria who managed to kill off 6 million jews and his socialist-communist ( but loathed) soul brother in mother russia also had at the jews because they were jews…

… yet the red diaper babies who drove the marxist/communist ideology of their parents into the radical 60s youth movement were primarily eastern european jews – the very jewish population most effected by the holocaust…primarily wiped off the face of the earth by an austrian socialist.

i take it back- they’re not Marxists- they were/are Hitlerian Stalinists.

gays, women, blacks and other minorities, jews- the left’s damaged stepford wives of conforming non-conformists who refuse to look at reality -the horrible tragic history of the destruction brought about by so called socialist dictatorships. it’s mass delusion yet it’s something beyond insanity to look at the dead bodies, the victims of socialism/communism, the destroyed countries, the ethnically cleansed minorities and still clamor for a socialist state. it’s absolutely evil-yet they think themselves the greatest most self-sacrificing of humanitarians.

voting power to people who basically hate you because you’re jewish offers no redemption whatsoever- it’s about the most suicidal thing one can imagine. it’s the stuff that enables a genocide or a holocaust.

so many educated people- jewish, gay, black, and all barry’s precious democrat voting pets- and yet they cannot think for themselves. they’re serfs and fodder who think they’re above it but they’re down in it.

mittens on July 28, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Jeez, what with the “Obama has been to Isreal over and over” comment and then this, the woman is right on the edge of reality. Time to retire.

jake49 on July 28, 2012 at 10:23 PM

PELOSI: Well, you know what? That’s maybe his characterization, but that, in fact, this president – and hopefully during this campaign, it will become – this president has been a staunch supporter of Israel. Many of the things that he has done, in terms of Israel’s qualitative edge in terms of how we have – have supported Israel in that regard, for them to defend themselves, A, B, is two issues that relate to Iran. No president has done more…

That ^^^^^^ is the most incoherent bunch of gibberish I have ever tried to follow. Poor Nancy was caught flatfooted by the lead-in question, and she flounders around trying to get her talking points in gear.

onlineanalyst on July 28, 2012 at 10:43 PM

Would really hate having to try to parse one of her clumsier sentences.

Tzetzes on July 28, 2012 at 10:49 PM

PELOSI: But I – I think that he will. I think that he will, because the fact is when the facts get out. You know, as many of the Republicans are using Israel as an excuse, what they really want are tax cuts for the wealthy. So Israel, that can be one reason they put forth.

So…you’re saying…what, Nanc?
All Jews are wealthy or concerned with money and how to keep/get more of it?

What’s next? “They control the banks. And the media.”?

She really is hard-pressed to hide her anti-Antisemitism and not just blurt out all the old smears.

Solaratov on July 28, 2012 at 10:52 PM

HUNT: That’s why some of the Republican Jewish supporters are really active.
PELOSI: Well, that’s how they’re being exploited.

Cantor is Jewish. Is he being exploited?

in fact, this president – and hopefully during this campaign, it will become – this president has been a staunch supporter of Israel.

What, it’s not obvious?

HUNT: Do you think he’ll do as well with the Jewish vote this time as he did last time?
PELOSI: The election will tell us that.

That’s the tell. They are nervous. They are hoping that American Jews realize that Obama is supportive of Israel. She doesn’t know if he’ll do well with the Jewish vote this time around.

Hey, if Romney gets 26% this time around, it will be a victory of sorts.

Mr. Arkadin on July 28, 2012 at 10:59 PM

That ^^^^^^ is the most incoherent bunch of gibberish I have ever tried to follow. Poor Nancy was caught flatfooted by the lead-in question, and she flounders around trying to get her talking points in gear.

onlineanalyst on July 28, 2012 at 10:43 PM

Princess Nana has a somewhat-loyal staff that does as much as they can to shield her from unscripted events like this, and the old media plays along and doesn’t try too hard. Occasionally though, it happens and it usually goes sideways.

If she was more important she’d have her own gaffe website.

slickwillie2001 on July 28, 2012 at 11:01 PM

it truly boggles the mind, do they not care what happens to Israel? i come from jewish heritage…I worry about them
cmsinaz on July 28, 2012 at 7:10 PM

Why should they care about Israel? The vast majority doesn’t even care if America survives as more than a third world hell hole as long as they think they will get to stay ‘comfortable’ themselves.

LegendHasIt on July 28, 2012 at 11:55 PM

That’s weapons-grade delusional right there.

AZfederalist on July 28, 2012 at 7:06 PM

I really think it defines the term. The intentional lack of self-awareness and mind-boggling projection belies serious psychological problems.

The adage is true.

98ZJUSMC on July 29, 2012 at 12:49 AM

I weep for my poor, exploited people. Mitt is the new Pharaoh. I just have to figure out which plague is Pelosi – lice, frogs, or locusts.

Archivarix on July 28, 2012 at 7:10 PM

All of ‘em.

Combined.

98ZJUSMC on July 29, 2012 at 12:53 AM

So the lib’s don’t “exploit ” the poor and naive for votes??
Call me shocked!

Yeah, all Romney has to do is keep replaying that snafu BO did on mic when he was whispering with Sarkozy. Yep! Certainly sounded like he was bff with Israel to me. NOT.

RadioAngel on July 29, 2012 at 1:09 AM

Erika, you nailed it.

WitchDoctor on July 29, 2012 at 1:56 AM

Exploit: Get someone to do something they wouldn’t ordinarily do.

When your wife asks you to mow the lawn on a hot lazy Saturday where you’d rather be inside, she’s exploiting you.

To that end, the word exploited without specificity is worthless. We’re all being exploited by someone of something.

Sgt Steve on July 29, 2012 at 2:29 AM

That ^^^^^^ is the most incoherent bunch of gibberish I have ever tried to follow. Poor Nancy was caught flatfooted by the lead-in question, and she flounders around trying to get her talking points in gear.

onlineanalyst on July 28, 2012 at 10:43 PM

Agreed. Half expected her to bark out ‘Squirrel! ‘ somewhere in the middle of that.

socalcon on July 29, 2012 at 2:49 AM

Um, Ron Paul/Nancy Pelosi 2012 ?

socalcon on July 29, 2012 at 2:53 AM

“How dare those JOOOOS stray from the Democrat plantation!”

WannabeAnglican on July 29, 2012 at 7:56 AM

In the immortal, and edited, words of that great leader, Otter, “They can’t do that to our Jews! Only we can do that to our Jews!”

Animal House – truly an epic for generations.

gonnjos on July 29, 2012 at 8:04 AM

Party that gets 97% of black vote and has provided them nothing but high unemployment and more dependence accuses republicans of exploiting Jews….wow…

Doomsday on July 29, 2012 at 8:18 AM

Can anyone think of one time, I mean just one time, where this woman has opened her mouth and something incredibly stupid, something so stupid as to redefine the very meaning of the word, HASN’T come out?

I am convinced beyond any shadow of a doubt that she could walk into a restaurant on a Sunday morning, order bacon and eggs and make even that sound totally moronic!

pilamaye on July 29, 2012 at 8:20 AM

President Obama has been the strongest person in terms of sanctions on Iran

If what a woman says weren’t totally unregestered by the mullehs they’d be laughing their towels off at that, while waiting for the next stoning death of a woman (they cause earthquakes, you know), the next mass hanging of gays and the next kilo of refined uranium to roll off the centrifuges.

curved space on July 29, 2012 at 8:26 AM

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