Pelosi: Hillary is more prepared than Obama was

posted at 2:41 pm on September 23, 2013 by Ed Morrissey

Consider this a bit of a midday palate-cleanser, as CNN’s Candy Crowley manages to wrongfoot Nancy Pelosi during a weird pitch for Hillary Clinton.  It’s not often one will see a leading pol endorse a candidate before the candidate even bothers to set up an exploratory committee, let alone announce the candidacy, but Pelosi told Crowley for State of the Union that when Hillary gets in the race, she’ll win it … even though a few other Democrats might want to run for the nomination as well.  Pelosi also claims that Hillary would be the “best prepared” candidate to enter the White House, which leaves out the current VP, who has made it clear he’s interested in the job, too.

Oh, and Obama wasn’t very well prepared, either — at least not as prepared as Hillary:

No surprise here, but Nancy Pelosi hopped on the Hillary bandwagon on Sunday, telling CNN’s Candy Crowley in no uncertain terms, “When she becomes president, she will be one of the best-equipped, best-prepared people to enter the White House in a very long time.” Having a female ensconced at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, she added, “would be magnificent for America.”

On the question of experience, the House minority leader was unequivocal, saying that the former first lady would be more prepared than the current president as well as his two predecessors. “With all due respect to our president, and I think he is magnificent and wonderful and a blessing to us, [Clinton would] certainly [be] more prepared than President Obama, certainly more prepared than President Bush, certainly more prepared than President Clinton,” she said. George H. W. Bush, having served as vice president under Ronald Reagan, was very prepared to assume the presidency, in Pelosi’s estimation.

More prepared than Bush 43 or even her own husband? Both of them had multiple terms as governors in their respective states before running for the presidency, accumulating plenty of executive experience in the public sector.  George W. Bush also ran businesses in the private sector.  I’m assuming Pelosi can explain how eight years in the Senate, and four years as the purveyor of reset buttons and not much of anything else but Benghazi at State, compares to that experience.   Speaking of Benghazi, how prepared was Hillary to deal with a potential terrorist attack on the anniversary of 9/11, in what became Terrorist Central in North Africa because of the US-led intervention against Moammar Qaddafi pushed by Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State? Ahem.

The best part, though, is watching Pelosi stammer when Crowley brings up Joe Biden.  “Well, I’m talking about the presidents that we’ve had,” she backtracks, adding, “You know, when they just announce that they’re running …” Maybe she should just stick to that answer from now on.


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Botox and lead-paint chips. It`s the only explanation.

ThePrez on September 23, 2013 at 2:43 PM

Talk about your low bars.

besser tot als rot on September 23, 2013 at 2:45 PM

When the Titanic is going down what difference does it make who is at the helm?

Down down down.

PappyD61 on September 23, 2013 at 2:45 PM

But but but – he’s so eloquent and nonpartisan……

dentarthurdent on September 23, 2013 at 2:46 PM

Then why did your party pick him in 2008?

thebrokenrattle on September 23, 2013 at 2:47 PM

Dementia is a horrible thing.

kingsjester on September 23, 2013 at 2:48 PM

When the Titanic is going down what difference does it make who is at the helm?

Down down down.

PappyD61 on September 23, 2013 at 2:45 PM

Why, that makes all the difference in the world – almost as much as how the deck chairs are lined up….

dentarthurdent on September 23, 2013 at 2:48 PM

Hillary has as much blood on her big body as does obama, not only on Benghazi.

Someone please lock the scumhag Pelosi up with McCain, and make Ms. Lindsey prove the diaper services.

Schadenfreude on September 23, 2013 at 2:49 PM

Heh, Pelosi is desperate to stay relevant in the Progressive slime bucket.

Sorry Nancy, you all screwed up by letting Obama get by Hillary in 2008.

Hillary was supposed to build the progressive foundation and crown
Obama in Glory in 2016 to usher in the American Progressive (Communist) era
for 1000 years.

But old Barry got greedy – as do Chicago thugs – and wanted it all – right now…..

Sorry but Obama is the end of the Progressive era and Hillary is old news…..

redguy on September 23, 2013 at 2:49 PM

Sorry but Obama is the end of the Progressive era and Hillary is old news…..

redguy on September 23, 2013 at 2:49 PM

We hope…..

dentarthurdent on September 23, 2013 at 2:50 PM

Ya, but is Shrillary clean and articulate?

dentarthurdent on September 23, 2013 at 2:51 PM

But… but…. 0bama had the Office of the President Elect, and he had an official looking seal and everything!

Smartest man evah!!!!!!

UltimateBob on September 23, 2013 at 2:51 PM

Botox and lead-paint chips. It`s the only explanation.

She received more votes than someone else. Think about that.

EA_MAN on September 23, 2013 at 2:51 PM

Sometimes I think “no one can so stupid as this”

then Pelosi talks and I say “oh brain, never say never!”

The left is a national embarrassment.

Gatsu on September 23, 2013 at 2:52 PM

EA_MAN on September 23, 2013 at 2:51 PM

Must be a regular San Fran diet.

ThePrez on September 23, 2013 at 2:53 PM

Ya, but is Shrillary clean and articulate?

dentarthurdent on September 23, 2013 at 2:51 PM

Sure, and she can turn her negr0 dialect on & off at will, just like the big guy!

I ain’t in no ways tarrr’d

UltimateBob on September 23, 2013 at 2:54 PM

Yeah, this was the interview where Pelosi also lied her ass off about the lazy stupid bastard slashing the deficit by half. Funny how Crowley didn’t put her bucket of fried chicken down and wave a sheaf of papers screaming not true over that!

Happy Nomad on September 23, 2013 at 2:54 PM

She received more votes than someone else. Think about that.

EA_MAN on September 23, 2013 at 2:51 PM

Ya – that district has an epidemic of lead paint poisoning and botox…

dentarthurdent on September 23, 2013 at 2:54 PM

My dog was more prepared than Obama, is 100x smarter than Pelosi, and would have put up a fight in Benghazi.

Erich66 on September 23, 2013 at 2:55 PM

Sure, and she can turn her negr0 dialect on & off at will, just like the big guy!

“I ain’t in no ways tarrr’d“

UltimateBob on September 23, 2013 at 2:54 PM

And I’m sure her butch pantsuits have a very nice crease in them….

dentarthurdent on September 23, 2013 at 2:55 PM

Bella Pelosi is bat sh_t crazy – and someone ought to have the guts to go before the camera’s and shut her up.

jake-the-goose on September 23, 2013 at 2:57 PM

Everyday it seems there is an even more inane and nonsensical comment from her that tops the day before. I hope her children and grandchildren can find Nana Nancy a nice quiet rest home. And soon.

Jomama on September 23, 2013 at 2:57 PM

“I ain’t in no ways tarrr’d“

UltimateBob on September 23, 2013 at 2:54 PM

But they all are pretty much ‘tard, if you get my drift….

dentarthurdent on September 23, 2013 at 2:57 PM

Sorry but Obama is the end of the Progressive era and Hillary is old news…..

redguy on September 23, 2013 at 2:49 PM

I was hoping that was the case in 2012, but alas, you can’t win elections running against Santa Claus and all his promises of free stuff for the low information voters.

UltimateBob on September 23, 2013 at 2:58 PM

Anyone was more prepared than Boy Blunder.

lilium479 on September 23, 2013 at 2:58 PM

Who really cares what this pantload thinks.

rjoco1 on September 23, 2013 at 2:59 PM

Pelosi: Hillary is more prepared than Obama was

Fu*k you, you booze swilling, high on Aristocratic malfeasance
bowel movement…..

Ever notice how Demcrats and our Media NEVER proclaim
any Republican ready to be President? Only the people
who leave a trail of Sacking and Pillaging the Nation as
their Calling Card…

ToddPA on September 23, 2013 at 3:03 PM

“When she becomes president, she will be one of the best-equipped, best-prepared people to enter the White House in a very long time.”

And most corrupt, don’t forget that.

Having a female ensconced at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, she added, “would be magnificent for America.”

As magnificent as the FBP? We should be so lucky.

antipc on September 23, 2013 at 3:04 PM

Prepared for what? Maybe she has a sharper crease in her pants than Obama does.

Hermeticus on September 23, 2013 at 3:07 PM

I wonder if Nancy’s eyes close when she sleeps passes out.

antipc on September 23, 2013 at 3:07 PM

“Hillary unfit for Presidency because of Benghazi scandal”..
….Sarah Palin

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/09/22/Palin-Hillary-Unfit-to-Be-President-Because-of-Benghazi

tencole on September 23, 2013 at 3:10 PM

She received more votes than someone else. Think about that.

EA_MAN on September 23, 2013 at 2:51 PM

Ya – that district has an epidemic of lead paint poisoning and botox…

dentarthurdent on September 23, 2013 at 2:54 PM

Not sure about the lead paint poisoning and botox affecting voters in her district, but drugs would be a sure bet.

hawkeye54 on September 23, 2013 at 3:12 PM

Call her a doctor.

Nanzi needs her meds upped or reduced. Either way she has been saying some hilarious things.

jukin3 on September 23, 2013 at 3:15 PM

But….but….she said she was the one best prepared to answer that 3-am phone call….
And there’s the rub, the call from Benghazi didn’t come at 3-am (our time).

Another Drew on September 23, 2013 at 3:17 PM

Crowley, Pelosi, Hillary… in the first sentence. Oh, the humanity.

Tsar of Earth on September 23, 2013 at 3:18 PM

There’s nothing wrong with Nancy Pelosi that reincarnation won’t cure.

Hermeticus on September 23, 2013 at 3:19 PM

Pelosi: Hillary is more prepared than Obama was

Settin’ that bar pretty low ain’tcha? MY cat is more prepared than Obama was.

Oldnuke on September 23, 2013 at 3:21 PM

Nanzi needs her meds upped or reduced. Either way she has been saying some hilarious things.

jukin3 on September 23, 2013 at 3:15 PM

They. Do. Not. Care. Anymore.

The mask that hides their lunacy and sheer evil has slipped long ago. But people keep voting for them…..

UltimateBob on September 23, 2013 at 3:22 PM

Sorry but Obama is the end of the Progressive era and Hillary is old news…..

redguy on September 23, 2013 at 2:49 PM

Such lovely dreams you have. Any idea what tomorrow’s lottery numbers will be?

Squiggy on September 23, 2013 at 3:22 PM

Talk about low expectations. My cat was more prepared.

iceman1960 on September 23, 2013 at 3:23 PM

Having a female ensconced at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, she added, “would be magnificent for America.”

I hope that statement ends up biting this lying whore in the ass should the GOP nominate a woman for president.

HiJack on September 23, 2013 at 3:26 PM

Talk about low expectations. My cat was more prepared.

Your cat’s litter box was more prepared and frankly, more useful.

EA_MAN on September 23, 2013 at 3:26 PM

Botox and lead-paint chips. It`s the only explanation.

ThePrez on September 23, 2013 at 2:43 PM

Don’t forget getting high on her own supply, from the California wineries she owns.

slickwillie2001 on September 23, 2013 at 3:35 PM

Sure, and she can turn her negr0 dialect on & off at will, just like the big guy!

“I ain’t in no ways tarrr’d“

UltimateBob on September 23, 2013 at 2:54 PM

And I’m sure her butch pantsuits have a very nice crease in them….

dentarthurdent on September 23, 2013 at 2:55 PM

Her tailor couldn’t find a form in her size so he uses two clay sewer pipes and two of those big exercise balls.

slickwillie2001 on September 23, 2013 at 3:36 PM

Pelosi: Hillary is more prepared than Obama was

So is Miley Cyrus, and I wouldn’t vote for her, either.

clear ether

eon

eon on September 23, 2013 at 3:44 PM

This women is way past her prime, she need to retire to her farm and raise goats.

Pomai on September 23, 2013 at 3:45 PM

and make Ms. Lindsey prove provide the diaper services.

Schadenfreude on September 23, 2013 at 3:45 PM

Strictly speaking, a rat is more prepared.

Schadenfreude on September 23, 2013 at 3:46 PM

Libtard logic:

First, you push a PC dummy onto the land, then

All others are smarter than that dummy.

Schadenfreude on September 23, 2013 at 3:47 PM

Don’t forget getting high on her own supply, from the California wineries she owns.

slickwillie2001 on September 23, 2013 at 3:35 PM

Which ones?
I don’t want to put any of my money directly into that witch’s pockets.

dentarthurdent on September 23, 2013 at 3:49 PM

Don’t forget getting high on her own supply, from the California wineries she owns.

slickwillie2001 on September 23, 2013 at 3:35 PM

Which ones?
I don’t want to put any of my money directly into that witch’s pockets.

dentarthurdent on September 23, 2013 at 3:49 PM

I’ve tried to track down the names of wines from her vineyards, and not had any success. They probably keep it a secret.

slickwillie2001 on September 23, 2013 at 3:54 PM

Hey Nancy, Sarah Palin was more prepared than Obama in ’08 and, after almost five years as president, Sarah is still more prepared to be president than president red line.

devolvingtowardsidiocracy on September 23, 2013 at 3:57 PM

I’ve tried to track down the names of wines from her vineyards, and not had any success. They probably keep it a secret.

slickwillie2001 on September 23, 2013 at 3:54 PM

OK – a quick google search came up with this:

Pelosi is the sole owner of Zinfandel Lane Vineyard in St. Helena and Skellenger Lane Vineyard in Napa. She also has shares in Ernest and Julio Gallo (which is one of the biggest operations in the valley). Although she’s not the majority owner.

dentarthurdent on September 23, 2013 at 3:58 PM

This woman is bat$hit crazy.

DaveDief on September 23, 2013 at 4:01 PM

Who is more qualified to be Pres?
My cat, my dog, my pet rock, any one of my dead relatives, Abby Normal’s brain in a jar….

dentarthurdent on September 23, 2013 at 4:02 PM

, “When she becomes president, she will be one of the best-equipped, best-prepared people to enter the White House in a very long time.”

Only if you consider (by then) 8 years is a long time.
Before that was a twice-elected governor.
Before that was a 3-times elected governor.
Before that was a 2-term Vice President.
Before that was a twice-elected governor.
Before that was a 1-term elected governor.

Dexter_Alarius on September 23, 2013 at 4:02 PM

Hillary’s more prepared than Obama was? Joe the Plumber was more prepared than Obama. At least he knew what questions to ask. Come to think of it, he’s more prepared than the carpetbagging drunk.

Yup! We found out about that 3:00 A.M. Phone call, too. O was asleep and Hillary was smashed.

yesiamapirate on September 23, 2013 at 4:02 PM

Coattail riding constitutes preparation?

No great shakes as a lawyer, and had to rely on her governor husband to open doors in Little Rock.

As first lady (courtesy of hubby’s status), she led a major policy failure that gave Rs the Congress.

In the wake of hubby’s presidency, went to a state where she never lived but could get votes, to become a Senator, bullying Moynihan en route.

Major accomplishment as Senator: stayed in the news.

Then, as Secretary of State, she traveled more than any other Secretary of State, and presided over the Benghazi massacre/ coverup.

86 on September 23, 2013 at 4:04 PM

86 on September 23, 2013 at 4:04 PM

Welll dayam, she does have the perfect Demtard resume, doesn’t she?

dentarthurdent on September 23, 2013 at 4:06 PM

A ham sandwich was more prepared for the presidency than Obama…

Sometimes I exagerate for laughs, but not this time.

Deafdog on September 23, 2013 at 4:29 PM

On the question of experience, the House minority leader was unequivocal, saying that the former first lady would be more prepared than the current president as well as his two predecessors. “With all due respect to our president, and I think he is magnificent and wonderful and a blessing to us, [Clinton would] certainly [be] more prepared than President Obama, certainly more prepared than President Bush, certainly more prepared than President Clinton,” she said. George H. W. Bush, having served as vice president under Ronald Reagan, was very prepared to assume the presidency, in Pelosi’s estimation.

Something about this sounds very, very familiar. Like deja vu. Now, where have I heard something this ridiculously over the top before …..

Oh, yes.

Romney is the most qualified candidate for the Presidency in the last 200 years.

Basilsbest on February 23, 2012 at 7:50 PM

There Goes the Neighborhood on September 23, 2013 at 4:35 PM

Botox and lead-paint chips. It`s the only explanation.

She received more votes than someone else. Think about that.

EA_MAN on September 23, 2013 at 2:51 PM

She has five children… somebody had sex with her FIVE TIMES… think about THAT

PointnClick on September 23, 2013 at 4:52 PM

She has five children… somebody had sex with her FIVE TIMES… think about THAT…

PointnClick on September 23, 2013 at 4:52 PM

Dang you all to heck – that is something I absolutely did NOT want to think about – massive does of brain bleach needed…..

dentarthurdent on September 23, 2013 at 5:19 PM

Yeah, Hillary! has exemplary experience. That “Reset” with Russia. And who can forget BENGHAZI!

Nancy-poo = THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON BOTOX!

GarandFan on September 23, 2013 at 5:27 PM

The Democrats are now officially the Party of Old White Women.

Dianne Feinstein = 80

Barbara Boxer = 73

Pelosi = 73

Hillary = 66 next month

Del Dolemonte on September 23, 2013 at 6:40 PM

…why do they put her on camera?

KOOLAID2 on September 23, 2013 at 11:08 PM

She has five children… somebody had sex with her FIVE TIMES… think about THAT…

PointnClick on September 23, 2013 at 4:52 PM

…Harry Reid…looks like he did!

KOOLAID2 on September 23, 2013 at 11:10 PM

Yeah, she’s more prepared than Obama. I bet she’s also taller
than Danny DeVito.

But we need someone who doesn’t suffer from delusions, can answer difficult questions, can unite the country and isn’t as beholden to the special interest groups as the current Divider-in-Chief.

That’s a tall order to fill. And I’ll tell you right now, she can’t do it.

Maddie on September 24, 2013 at 9:08 AM

She has five children… somebody had sex with her FIVE TIMES… think about THAT…

PointnClick on September 23, 2013 at 4:52 PM

Give her some credit. She was really something before electricity.

Maddie on September 24, 2013 at 9:58 AM

How many more Americans have to die to finish paying her tuition? A cadaver is more qualified than she ever will be!
She is a perfect example of why our brilliant founding fathers wrote the SECOND AMENDMENT! It provides protection incase such people were ever to be in elected offices that could ultimately destroy the USA.

harvey1 on September 24, 2013 at 11:22 AM