Literally. If I hadn’t seen the video myself, I would’ve thought this
was the left-wing spin machine blowing things out of proportion.
Yeah, I know C&L is on the left, but ignore the title and
commentary and just watch the video.
Summary: House GOP leaders said that the bailout bill failed because
of a “partisan speech” by Nancy Pelosi. Quoth John Boehner:
I do believe that we could have gotten there today had it
not been for this partisan speech that the speaker gave on the floor
of the House. … The speaker had to give a partisan voice that
poisoned our conference
We worked together well to try to come up with a
compromise that could pass today, that the president could sign, that
would do what needs to be done on the economy, but every time you’d
turn on television or read an article about the press reports of what
the other side was saying, it was all about how either Republicans
were unpatriotic, were there too late, or whatever.
Mommy, they’re saying bad things about me in the papers! Make them
Right here is the reason, I believe, why this vote
failed. This is speaker Pelosi’s speech
What do you think they served at their cheese-and-whine party? I’m
The sooner these crybabies join the Federalist and Whig parties in the
dustbin of American politics, the happier I’ll be. They can cry all
the way to the bank if they like, but they’d better hurry before the