“Nancy doesn’t have much patience for people who don’t know what they don’t know.”
That was what a senior congressional Democrat close to the speaker of the House told me when I asked what Nancy Pelosi really thought of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez...
I tried one more question, about the difference between making “a beautiful pâté” and making sausage. Did the new members fail to understand the sausage-making process?
With that, she became as openly agitated as I had ever seen her in an interview — and not with me.
“Some people come here, as Dave Obey would have said, to pose for holy pictures.” She changed her voice and mimicked a child trying to make a solemn show of piety. “See how perfect I am and how pure?”