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Monday, July 23, 2007

Nancy Pelosi vs Cindy Sheehan

[UPDATED AND BUMPED] Cindy Sheehan arrested at Conyer's office with 45 other people. (Link is to a new post)

Sooooooooo, Cindy Sheehan demands that Pelosi impeach President Bush or she is going to run against her. (Via memeorandum)

"Impeachment is not a fringe movement, it is mandated in our Constitution; Nancy Pelosi had no authority to take it off the table, " Sheehan told her group of orange-clad activists Monday. "If Nancy Pelosi doesn't do her constitutionally mandated job by midnight ... I will announce that I'm going to run against her."

Nancy Pelosi, once again, says NO.

Pelosi also reiterated Saturday that she would not engage in what would perhaps be the biggest confrontation possible with the White House -- seeking the impeachment of Bush over the Iraq war.

The speaker said she had "no hesitation" criticizing the president about his handling of the war, but said there were more important priorities for lawmakers -- such as health care and creating jobs -- than the divisive pursuit of impeachment.

"Look, it's hard enough for us to end the war. I don't know how we would be successful in impeaching the president," Pelosi said.

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Now, considering Congress holds the lowest approval ratings since in polling history at 14%, I have to wonder, how much worse of a job could Sheehan really do than Pelosi, who is more worried about investigations that have gotten them nowhere, resolutions that mean nothing and trying to force surrender upon our military AS THEY ARE SEEING PROGRESS?

Conyer's may be willing to humor Cindy the attention whore, but Pelosi knows that is the surest way to lose the whole 14% of those that still approve of them.


By the way Nancy Pelosi, many of agree with Don Surber here. We all hold YOU and your congress in contempt, so how about you get to doing your job and legislate and quit acting in the interest of terrorists around the world.

Hows THAT for an idea Ms. Pelosi?

There is a good and valid reason why your approval ratings are in a freefall, and that is because, we, the people, are sick and tired of your witch hunts and want you to do what you were actually mandated to do.... LEGISLATE.

Despite your lies, you were mandated to clean up Congress, Iraq was #4, so how about you stop lying through your teeth and do the job you were elected to do?

Legislate: exercise the function of legislation; make or enact laws.

Thats from and perhaps you need to learn the actual meaning of the word, since you obviously haven't retained that knowledge.

I have to point out The Jawa Report's comments here:

Pelosi sucks. Reid is a knuckledragging moron. Democrats are Stalinists. Go ahead, DemCong. Sue me.

Yeah, sue me too.

Jason Steck at The Moderate Voice says it well in terms of Sheehan:

Sheehan’s tireless invocation of the memory of her dead son who was killed in Iraq is increasingly insufficient as an all-purpose shield against criticism. The more she broadens the spread of her flame-thrower, the less her motive appears actually linked to the war that killed him and the more it appears linked to much baser projects, like self-promotion or just plain anti-Americanism.

The difference is, I see Pelosi's actions, more and more, every day, and JUST as Anti-American as Sheehan's.

We are a nation at war, whether you agree with why we are there or not, it doesn't change the fact that terrorists have been trying to kill us since well BEFORE 9/11 and Nancy's actions, her comments and her failure to do her job, tells me, that Sheehan cannot lose any more points in approval ratings as Nancy and crew have already lost since they took over.

There is ONLY 14% LEFT for heavens sake.

One more reason for those lower than low approval ratings is discussed in "Shame of the Senate".

Its not only Nancy, but Reid too that is costing them what little support they still have.