Nancy Pelosi’s on her last legs: Devine

Nancy Pelosi used to level her offended finger at Donald Trump, however she leaves him for mud with regards to busting norms, dividing Congress and inflicting mayhem. If anybody is accountable for the hyper-partisanship in Washington today, it’s the spiteful House speaker. 

She behaves extra like a Mafia don waging a gang warfare than a dignified, honest and trustworthy presiding officer, which is what the speaker’s function requires. 

Pelosi abuses her energy in ways in which as soon as had been unthinkable. Her speakership has been the antithesis of Lincoln’s entreaty to “the better angels of our nature.” Everyone in Congress — and by extension the nation — has been sullied by the spite and vitriol she has injected into the political sphere. There isn’t any grace or Christian charity, simply the barren wasteland of the zero-sum sport, energy for energy’s sake. 

It’s made all the more serious by her more and more frantic claims to be a “devout Catholic.” 

The reality that every one this venom is packaged within the form of a small, aged, expensively shod lady has bestowed upon her a component of deference her actions don’t deserve. But last week there have been a few indicators that she’s lastly worn out her welcome. 

One was her game-playing over the Jan. 6 choose committee, when she arbitrarily rejected two Republicans — Jim Jordan of Ohio and Jim Banks of Indiana — from an already stacked panel. 

She claimed “integrity” required her veto for the reason that two Republicans had “made statements and taken actions that I think would impact the integrity of the committee.” 

Hah. This is a committee which incorporates such fashions of integrity as Adam “Steele Dossier” Schiff. 

Rep. Liz Cheney
Rep. Liz Cheney has joined forces with Nancy Pelosi to research the Jan. 6 riot.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File

Pelosi is petrified of Jordan and Banks, though she has the bulk. That’s the true purpose. She is afraid they are going to carry to the committee, on behalf of the American individuals it’s alleged to symbolize, the very affordable query about her own culpability within the occasions of Jan. 6. Most clearly, what was her purpose for leaving the Capitol Police outnumbered and unprotected? Jordan and Banks needed to ask why Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund’s request for the National Guard to buttress his troops was denied? Why had been his repeated requests to the Sergeant at Arms — who solutions on to Pelosi — rebuffed? We’re speaking about repeated requests, from two days earlier than the riots to hours after the Capitol was breached. Why did she blame Sund and drive him to resign hours after the riot, after which lie the following day when she stated he hadn’t bothered phoning her? It stinks. 

“Nancy Pelosi is not interested in an investigation. She’s only interested in a narrative,” Banks instructed Fox News Sunday. 

“Once you go up to the top of the flagpole of who is in charge of the Capitol Police . . . Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the House, has more control and authority and responsibility over the leadership of the Capitol Police than anyone else in the United States Capitol. So, she doesn’t want us to ask these questions because at the end of the day she is ultimately responsible for the breakdown of security at the Capitol that happened on January 6th.” 

Rep. Adam Kinzinger
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stated Sunday, July 25 that she intends to call Rep. Adam Kinzinger to a congressional committee investigating the violent Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades, File

These are questions that will be requested by a bipartisan committee in quest of the reality. But the reality to Pelosi is sort of a cross to a vampire. 

Another query for the committee can be whether or not the shooting of Ashli Babbitt by a Capitol officer was justified. It additionally may study the very actual and documented inhumane therapy of Jan. 6 suspects who will not be charged with violent offenses however who stay in jail with out trial simply down the hill from Congress, many in solitary confinement now for his or her seventh month. 

But everybody is aware of Pelosi simply desires to show the fee into a 3rd Trump impeachment stunt and ensure it stretches on into subsequent 12 months within the useless hope that it’ll distract midterm voters from the automotive crash that’s the Biden presidency. It’s all she’s bought. Pelosi’s nasty antics virtually value the Democrats the House in November and he or she solely retained the speakership by a thread so, for her, it’s time for lifeboats overboard. 

Trump supporters try to break through a police barrier, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at the Capitol
Trump supporters attempt to break via a police barrier, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, on the Capitol.
AP Photo/Julio Cortez

“Why are you allowing a lame-duck speaker to destroy this institution?” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy stated last week when he correctly withdrew all 5 Republicans he had nominated from the Pelosi committee. 

Tit for tat, Sunday, Pelosi slyly anointed the anti-Trump patsy Adam Kinzinger to join his fellow pariah Liz Cheney as her pet Republicans. 

Kinzinger “brings great patriotism to the Committee’s mission,” she declared, abusing the phrase “patriotism” similar to she did the phrase “integrity.” 

Kinzinger succumbed to the flattery: “Today, I was asked to serve on the bipartisan January 6th Select Committee, and I humbly accepted. When duty calls, I will always answer.” 

Such humility. 

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy withdrew all 5 Republicans he had nominated from the Jan. 6 committee.
Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images

It’s as much as McCarthy now to give flesh to Freedom Caucus calls for for “a privileged motion by July 31, 2021, to vacate the chair and end Nancy Pelosi’s authoritarian reign as Speaker of the House.” 

Her “tenure is destroying the House of Representatives and our ability to faithfully represent the people we are here to serve,” the Republicans wrote in a letter to McCarthy. 

The transfer is little question doomed to fail nevertheless it’s nicely well worth the train, if solely to carry Pelosi to account for her divisive reign. 

The different signal that Pelosi is on the wane is the explosive response of her archbishop to her in-your-face-pretense that she is a “devout Catholic” who additionally occurs to be an abortion activist. 

“As a devout Catholic and mother of five in six years, I feel that God blessed my husband and me with our beautiful family,” Pelosi stated last week in the identical breath as asserting that taxpayer-funded abortions are a “priority” 

Supporters of President Donald Trump climb the west wall of the the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021
Supporters of President Donald Trump climb the west wall of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021.
AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana

“It’s an issue of fairness and justice for poorer women in our country. . . the right thing to do.” 

It’s sufficient to make you throw up. 

But San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone noticed proper via the sophistry. “To use the smokescreen of abortion as an issue of health and fairness to poor women is the epitome of hypocrisy: What about the health of the baby being killed?” he instructed Catholic News Agency. “What about giving poor women real choice, so they are supported in choosing life?” 

The actual “devout Catholics” are the “people of faith who run pro-life crisis pregnancy clinics; they are the only ones who provide poor women life-giving alternatives to having their babies killed in their wombs.” 

Catholics in every single place squirm on the ostentatious piety of Pelosi and her fellow apostate Joe Biden. If they have to sin, can they at the least maintain faith out of it? 

The actual query is: Where’s the lightning bolt?

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.