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0 comments | Friday, May 19, 2006

Nancy Pelosi seems to have checked her progressive credentials at the door, when she took over the position of minority leader of the House of Representatives. She seems to be choosing the path of least resistance over making the hard (in my eyes correct) choices on controversial issues. Some of her statements may be more about public relations than how she really feels (the polls show the Dems will almost certainly take over the House or Senate), but we won't know this until she takes over as majority leader. Apparently her plan is to antagonize the liberal base of the party (thinking they have no where else to go on election day), and woo middle of the road voters. It's a foolish plan in my judgement, and I know who I'm going to blame should the Dems not succeed next election day.

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