Sisters Sledge

Staying on the topic of my brilliant foresight, here’s what I had to say in February:

I have a feeling [Nancy Pelosi’s] biggest challenge is going to be putting a leash on the likes of AOC.

And in January:

The current Democrats are a coalition of lunatics headed by the sort of ultra-privileged, wrinkly old white people they claim to despise. Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer look as though they’re about raise an objection to a black family moving into their gated community, not cede power to an upstart Latina from Queens.

In short, AOC is going to present a far bigger headache for establishment Democrats than she is Republicans in the coming years.

And here we are:

The public spat between Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, and Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, got a lot nastier on Wednesday, with the freshman congresswoman suggesting that the speaker is “singling out” her and her colleagues based on their race.

Pelosi has worked to keep the Democratic caucus in line, specifically four newly-elected outspoken progressives: Ocasio-Cortez, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., and Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass..

However, a feud between Pelosi and the quartet escalated after Congress passed a border funding bill that the four young Democrats opposed. Pelosi discussed the bill, and those in her party who oppose it, in an interview last weekend. She told the New York Times: “All these people have their public whatever and their Twitter world, but they didn’t have any following. They’re four people, and that’s how many votes they got.”

Ocasio-Cortez said to The Washington Post on Wednesday that the “persistent singling out” by the Speaker may be more than “outright disrespectful.”

And people say politics is unpredictable these days.


4 thoughts on “Sisters Sledge

  1. I’m loving every second of it and I believe a certain Mr.DJ Trump is too, these dumb lefty shits are going to tear each other to bits and it couldn’t happen to a nicer bunch of traitors, perverts and the generally deranged….did I leave anyone out?

  2. Pass the popcorn, because “diversity is our strength.” I wonder if Nancy will have the sense to hit back with charges of “ageism”?

  3. In the words of Mr. Shapiro, “all the democrats have to do to beat Trump is not be crazy”.

    2020 is going to be hilarious, especially if the chosen candidate forgets to visit the flyover states again.

  4. Trump has done it again. Tweeting what most people think, yet dare not say.
    The BBC is loosing itself in cries in “Thats waysist!”
    Popcorn time indeed.

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