Nancy Pelosi: We Democrats certainly never treated President Bush this way

posted at 4:41 pm on January 28, 2014 by Erika Johnsen

Democrats are looking to President Obama to really help kick the populist agenda they have been re-devising for the 2014 campaign season into high gear with his address this evening, and in previewing the SOTU on MSNBC this morning, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was really in her element, hitting all of the latest “obstructionist,” “income inequality opportunity gap,”  “executive action” talking points like so many carefully concocted whack-a-moles. That it always and necessarily takes two parties to tango is a piece of logic that never seems to enter into that kind of woe-is-us, nobody-else-has-ever-had-to-deal-with-a-divided-government brand of thinking:

The point is that, since that time, under President Obama’s administration, we have eight million jobs created… We have an opportunity gap that the president will be addressing, but let’s remember where we were and how far we have come from the Bush economic policies to where we are now. … The point is, what is happening here now, and let’s, since you’re trying to analyze it, is we have a large segment of the Republican party that is anti-government. We don’t want any more government than we need, but they’re anti-government, anti-science, and anti-Obama. They have a trifecta that is going. I say to the Republicans, take back your party. …To obstruct every initiative that the president has put forth on jobs and say, ‘Why don’t we have more jobs?’ Well, we do have more jobs, but no thanks to the Congress of the United States. … We did not treat President Bush this way. … This obstruction to President Obama is something quite stunning, and something quite different.


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once Boehner lets amnesty sail through, we will stay home in November,and she’ll be speaker again.

olesparkie on January 28, 2014 at 6:24 PM

Then, you are no better than a Marxist.

98ZJUSMC on January 28, 2014 at 11:46 PM

Obama usurped Carter as Worst American President. That’s why he gets dissed the most. Duh. Next.

Christien on January 28, 2014 at 11:52 PM

Anyone who would even contemplate that line of bullsh*t is beyond retrievable.

98ZJUSMC on January 29, 2014 at 12:04 AM

Pathological liar.

GeeWhiz on January 29, 2014 at 12:06 AM

did a fellow government official call bush a chimp?

nonpartisan on January 28, 2014 at 10:22 PM

Did a fellow government official call d’ohbama a chimp?

No…

you lying racist.

Solaratov on January 29, 2014 at 12:09 AM

I don’t dabble in hypotheticals.

nonpartisan on January 28, 2014 at 10:28 PM

So…how would you classify your lies?

You stupid racist piece of shit.

Solaratov on January 29, 2014 at 12:12 AM

Democrats are looking to President Obama to really help kick the populist agenda they have been re-devising for the 2014 campaign season into high gear with his address this evening, and in previewing the SOTU on MSNBC this morning, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was really in her element, hitting all of the latest “obstructionist,” “income inequality opportunity gap,” “executive action” talking points like so many carefully concocted whack-a-moles.

Wow, that was one sentence!

nazo311 on January 29, 2014 at 12:24 AM

Does anyone even listen to Pelosi anymore?

nazo311 on January 29, 2014 at 12:25 AM

Comprehensive immigration reform=amnesty?

nazo311 on January 29, 2014 at 12:29 AM

black people, even those who disagree with the President do not treat him with disrespect

it wasn’t a black person who shouted at him mid-speech

nonpartisan on January 28, 2014 at 10:21 PM

To someone who thinks POTUS pigment renders him immune to criticism, all criticism appears to result from his pigment.

Alberta_Patriot on January 29, 2014 at 12:55 AM

Reid and Pelosi can both go to h*ll…I’m so sick of those two cretins.

litebeam1 on January 29, 2014 at 1:02 AM

it wasn’t a black person who shouted at him mid-speech

nonpartisan on January 28, 2014 at 10:21 PM

It doesn’t matter.

“You lie” was the truest thing ever said about obama.

Schadenfreude on January 29, 2014 at 1:06 AM

…several seconds later after making this comment, the lightning bolt that came down and vaporized Pelosi could be felt shaking the entire D.C area….

easyt65 on January 29, 2014 at 2:45 AM

Ha! My Cheerios blew right through my nostrils reading that quote. In the immortal words of Archie Bunker, “She’s a dingbat.”

stop2think on January 29, 2014 at 6:50 AM

Unlike Obama, Bush was not an incompetent little dictator.

rplat on January 29, 2014 at 6:52 AM

It doesn’t matter.

“You lie” was the truest thing ever said about obama.

Schadenfreude on January 29, 2014 at 1:06 AM

Exactly. Further no one and no office is “owed” respect. This is a stupid notion invented by those more interested in preserving power than liberty.

If one wants respect they must earn it, by word and deed. Obama has certainly earned a mountain of disrespect, distrust and outright loathing, due to his.

The content of his character is disgusting, vulgar and evil. Look how he uses the power of the government to spy on people and those who oppose him and his nutty views. – NSA IRS DOJ.

Look at the low regard he has for human life – Benghazi.

dogsoldier on January 29, 2014 at 7:32 AM

what a lying witch

hey nancy since your latest liberal class warfare act is this income inequality, how about you actually PAYING A SALARY TO YOUR UNPAID INTERNS. I mean being a mulitmillionare (worth aprox 60 million) i think you can afford it ya hyprocrite.

sniffles1999 on January 29, 2014 at 7:44 AM

once Boehner lets amnesty sail through, we will stay home in November,and she’ll be speaker again.

olesparkie on January 28, 2014 at 6:24 PM

Right . . . then stick out your lower lip and pout, that’s sure to help. Dropping out and not voting is not the solution.

rplat on January 29, 2014 at 8:17 AM

what a lying witch

sniffles1999 on January 29, 2014 at 7:44 AM

Why are people saying such harsh things about a top expert on Catholic dogma?

David Blue on January 29, 2014 at 8:18 AM

This is a woman who went through 100 grand a year in booze on her Speaker of House private jumbo jet and people are surprised she frequently says idiotic, often incoherent, gibberish?

tommyboy on January 29, 2014 at 8:43 AM

dogsoldier on January 29, 2014 at 7:32 AM

There were things about Bush I did not like, and policies I disagreed with pretty strongly. But he was a man of character and a decent human being. Our current president while utterly incompetent at anything other than winning elections, is a vile human being of no character who is among a sea of liars in the world of politics one of the greatest liars of all.

Pelosi is just a dumbass – who I hope the catholic church will finally ex-communicate very publically as a warning to all the other polticians who wrap themselves in the cloak of good catholics but do satans work all the same.

Zomcon JEM on January 29, 2014 at 8:58 AM

98ZJUSMC on January 28, 2014 at 11:46 PM

You are no better than a marxist if you encourage the Speaker to push through an amnesty that will cause the base to stay home.

We’ve already stated our position. You know the outcome from that approach. Put the pressure on those who are causing it, not those who are reacting.

Principle over Party!

dominigan on January 29, 2014 at 9:09 AM

The brain of a committed alcoholic often shrinks in size over time. Her statement makes me wonder if hers has completely disappeared.

Kissmygrits on January 29, 2014 at 9:13 AM

Someone needs to brain this dunce with a Maglite.

thejackal on January 29, 2014 at 9:16 AM

Wow! We really should figure out how to get these people out of office before senility sets in this severely. Not only was Bush’s agenda obstructed just as vigorously as 0bama’s, she was front and center leading the obstructionists charge!

Russ in OR on January 29, 2014 at 9:53 AM

Does anyone even listen to Pelosi anymore?

nazo311 on January 29, 2014 at 12:25 AM

Yes. All the communist dhimocrapts in congress and reporters on TV and in the news papers. Anybody else, not so much.

Old Country Boy on January 29, 2014 at 9:55 AM

In other words, “Things are as WE tell you they are!”

Democrats really do live in some kind of twilight zone or something, don’t they?!
Or is that where I am?

Sterling Holobyte on January 29, 2014 at 11:21 AM

did a fellow government official call bush a chimp?

nonpartisan on January 28, 2014 at 10:22 PM

Reid called specifically called Bush a “loser” and a “liar” while he was President.

Your lack of outrage is noted.

Chuck Schick on January 28, 2014 at 11:15 PM

As “Dilbert” creator Scott Adams noted, when one does a Google search using the keywords “George Bush Monkey”, one gets 4,590,000 results.

The very first one is called “George Bush and Monkey Look-Alikes”. This is followed by several other elaborate websites dedicated to showing Bush’s simian qualities.

And now in its 15th year, The Smirking Chimp is still alive and well.

It should be noted that when one does the same search and exchanges Bush’s name for that of O’bama, one gets over 7,000,000 results; however many of those are simply news stories (many of them repeated over and over again) complaining about “Republican Z” calling O’bama a monkey. And nowhere in sight are there any websites designed by and run by Republicans gleefully showing assorted pictures of O’bama and chimps. I found many, many examples of such anti-Bush websites.

Del Dolemonte on January 29, 2014 at 11:30 AM

We don’t want any more government than we need

Exactly how much government is that Madame Defarge?

Speechlesstx on January 29, 2014 at 11:32 AM

We did not treat President Bush this way.

In the words of Col Potter on MASH……….Horse Hockey!!!

logicman_1998 on January 29, 2014 at 12:31 PM

because once Boehner lets amnesty sail through, we will stay home in November, and she’ll be speaker again.

olesparkie on January 28, 2014 at 6:24 PM

Then, you will be responsible for putting her back in that seat.

This stay home in November CRAP needs to stop. Its those voters who stayed home because they didn’t like who was running on the Republican ticket. Well, YOU are the ones who actually put HIM in office. The true philosophy should be…Anyone but a LIBERAL!! Get off your duff and support the Republican nominee – no matter who he or she is.

-off my soapbox

No voting against them is a vote FOR them.

Hammie on January 29, 2014 at 12:57 PM

If it weren’t for their constant lies, the lib politicians would be non-existant.

Christian Conservative on January 29, 2014 at 1:04 PM

There’s not enough space on the net for the screams of the left about Bush. They even complained about the turkey prop given to Bush to hold at the Thanksgiving dinner with the troops. Nancy, wait till this next election for the White House, you’ll cry.

mixplix on January 29, 2014 at 1:50 PM

Bagdad Bob Nancy

Wade on January 29, 2014 at 6:45 PM

These lowlife Bastards can’t blame Bush anymore, they are blaming Abe Lincoln now. I can’t wait until the midterm elections. There will be dancing in the streets all over the world. These scum of the earth lowlife Liberals have the whole world screwed up.

tmgrant on January 30, 2014 at 6:20 AM

While attention is drawn to the distraction propaganda oozing from play idiot Pelosi’s mouth, behind the scenes, Obama’s cadre are still happily damaging as much as they can of the former United States as fast as their little legs will let them.

In a just world, mouthpiece Nancy, as well as all the members of this vast left-wing conspiracy would be sitting, hands and feet bound with natural hemp ropes, on the straw lined beds of the train of oxcarts hauling them over to Guillotine Square where they would get a last opportunity to entertain the onlookers with their squeals of innocence.

The Left is playing for keeps. The Right remains in the clutches of lily livered tough guys like Boehner – which more than explains the problem.

dockywocky on January 30, 2014 at 8:38 AM

Botox wore off or she is suffering from Toxic Shock for her to say such B.S. and wants U.S. to believe it.

Lies like this makes me glad to be a Conservative who what’s nothing more than to take our Country back from the Oligarchical politicians that claim to rule U.S. – not the other way around.

I believe it is time to end the party system so we are electing real citizens. I also want to end the idea of Red vs. Blue because the person who came up with this racial divide equates the Red States equal Communist or the have nots and the Blue States as the aristocratic Haves.

MSGTAS on January 31, 2014 at 10:20 AM

Nancy Pelosi: We Democrats certainly never treated President Bush this way

In the words of Col Potter from MASH…Horse Hockey!!!

logicman_1998 on January 31, 2014 at 11:27 AM

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