Skip to comments.Pelosi Says, "We're Not Losing," Vows Democrats Will Win Congress In November
Posted on 10/10/2010 6:10:46 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
California Democrat and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is painted as one of the more resilient politicians entering the midterm elections in a Sunday New York Times article.
So much so, in fact, she tells the Times and other reporters in San Francisco, "We're not losing...I feel that we will be in the majority and that I will be speaker of the House."
From the Times:
In recent months, the 70-year-old speakers days have been packed with private fund-raising events across the country for many of the Democrats who have been publicly avoiding her like bedbugs. (Since the beginning of 2009, she has raised $52.3 million for Democratic incumbents, candidates and the partys Congressional campaign committee, second only to President Obama among Democrats.)
But Pelosi remains confident with less than a month to go before November's elections.
In response to a reporter's question if she thinks about not keeping the House, Pelosi says, "No, never."
A Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll released September 28 shows Sarah Palin has higher national approval ratings than Pelosi. Thirty-percent of those surveyed have a positive impression of Palin, and 48 percent have a negative impression. Only 22 percent of those surveyed have a positive impression of Pelosi, and 50 "have a somewhat or very negative" view of Pelosi, putting her on the same level as oil giant BP.
Republican strategists have been noting "The Pelosi Effect" as even more beneficial than the Obama effect.
From Yahoo News:
Although she maintains strong support among the Democratic Party's liberal base, the ease with which her opponents have caricatured her as an out-of-touch "San Francisco liberal" has saddled many Democrats in competitive races with political baggage that unhelpfully ties them to the party's leadership in an anti-establishment year. Some, such as freshman Rep. Bobby Bright, D-Ala., refuse to commit to voting for Pelosi as speaker next year. Republican strategists say that it may be even more advantageous to tie Democrats to Pelosi than to President Obama, because although the president's policies are unpopular, he is not as personally disliked.
David Plouffe, President Barack Obama's 2008 campaign manager, told reporters Thursday that Democrats should expect Republicans to take control of Congress in November's elections.
Failing to do so, he said, would be an embarrassment for the Republican Party.
In July, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said there was a strong chance the Democrats would lose control of the House in November.
She’s right, they’re not losing, they’re losers. And they’ve already lost.
What else is she supposed to say ???
I’m waiting for her to trot out Knute Rockne’s halftime speech against Army ...
“We’re not losing”
We’re just going forwards by going backwards!
Que the former Iraqi propaganda minister...
Hmm...maybe Rush is right, she IS on crack...
“yet she still has higher approval numbers than Speaker Nancy Pelosi?”
True, but sadly, being from the Marxist and dope infested
Hellhole of San Fran., the old hag will probably always be reelected.
What have the you done in the past two years that warrants a reward at the polls? We're tired of footing the bill for policies. We don't want our wealth stolen and re-distributed.
So, Nancy 'nutjob' Pelosi, you just keep on dreamin'.
A Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll released September 28 shows Sarah Palin has higher national approval ratings than Pelosi. Thirty-percent of those surveyed have a positive impression of Palin, and 48 percent have a negative impression
That’s why we need a real leader in 2012.
Palin is no Ronald Reagan.
Or should we just pull another O’Donnell & give Obumbi 4 more years.
The crack is in Pelosi’s head; her brains drained out years ago.
[Palin is no Ronald Reagan]
And who are you for, pray tell?
Who is the great one you have in mind that will lead us out of the wilderness?
How many seats can they lose and keep their majority?
Thats the winner/loser line
They must have all the voting machines rigged then.
Reagan was unpopular too....until he became popular. Sarah is a real leader and she shows it constantly. Go Sarah!
"I can assure you, there is no chance of a Democrat loss in November. Speaker Pelosi has no concerns whatsorever. The Republican party is facing complete annihilation."
That's my guess. In spite of my EXTREME dislike for her, neither she nor her cronies are Stupid (With the capitol "S"). That being said I don't think she would make such a "black and white" statement which has the possibility of making her a laughing stock for the rest of her life, not to mention the asterisk in the history books next to her name to point out that she was found to be delusional.
So the only remaining option is that they have a backup plan to retain control of the Congress.
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