How “Obama-Pelosi” will become a by-word of what to avoid

Hugh Hewitt writes at the Washington Examiner:

It takes a powerful collective repugnance to propel a national political rebuke.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and President Obama have accomplished an extraordinary thing. Tomorrow they will enter the history books as the most spectacularly failed partnership in modern American political history.

Never in the last 100 years have two American politicians squandered so much political capital and achieved so complete a rejection as this duo….

Pelosi is in a class by herself. Her particular style of leadership—arrogant, humorless, imperious and dense—will guide by negative example many generations of future legislative leaders.

“Don’t go Pelosi on us,” consultants and colleagues will chide their leaders. And what a caution that will be: Do you want history to know you as a wholly, completely, irrefutably rejected failure? [cont.]

Posted by Lawrence Auster at November 01, 2010 11:35 AM | Send

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