Nancy Pelosi, former Speaker of the House, patriot and observant Catholic, says she knows something about Newt Gingrich. She was being interviewed by John King who asked this:
John King, CNN: “You make your case there passionately for President Obama. But also understand that this is a tough reelection climate for any president, Democrat or Republican in this economy. Because of your history with Speaker Gingrich, what goes through your mind when you think of the possibility, which is more real today than it was a week or a month ago, that he would be the Republican nominee and that you could come back here next January or next February with a President Gingrich?”
Rep. Nancy Pelosi: “Let me just say this. That will never happen.”
Pelosi: “He’s not going to be President of the United States. That’s not going to happen. Let me just make my prediction and stand by it, it isn’t going to happen.”
King: “Why are you so sure?”
Pelosi: “There is something I know. The Republicans, if they choose to nominate him that’s their prerogative. I don’t even think that’s going to happen.”
So what does Nancy know? What in her mind is so blockbuster that it would turn the public against him?
It’s hard to say, what with Nancy’s bizarre behavior and aging brain, but I have a few ideas.
Could she be a spurned woman? After all, she and Newt shared that couch in the global warming ad. Maybe what bugs her is that she made a pass at him and he didn’t bite. Maybe she figures he should have hit on her. Who wouldn’t
be attracted to the big busted grandma?
Maybe she’ll come out with something shocking like Newt and Osama Bin Laden are cousins. Maybe Newt’s even his evil twin. Osama had multiple wives, Newt had multiple wives. Just sayin’.
Maybe she and Newt have a love child. Maybe Hillary and Newt have a love child. Capitol Hill was a busy place during the Clinton years.
Now she can’t say he’s gay, transsexual, atheist or black because that would offend her own constituencies. Not that there’s anything wrong with that especially in her home district of San Francisco. So if Newt went around in his office dressed as Judy Garland, well that would be ho hum. She wouldn’t get the shock value.
As for using drugs, that would bring him the Ron Paul voters. No, it can’t be that either.
If it’s a money/bribery thing, our ace reporters will have that tracked down. With a Republican, they are as relentless as hounds at a British fox hunt. No matter how small it is, they will find any penny misspent or unaccounted for.
Could it be blackmail? Did Newt blackmail anyone? That would be bad. But wait a minute! Isn’t that what Nancy’s doing? I guess when you’re a Democrat it’s called something different like a kind, considerate warning.
Given Pelosi’s state of mind, I have to think she’s bluffing. She wants to get in his head – and ours – so to scare us off.
Whatever it is, isn’t it time for her to retire? Isn’t she being greedy by keeping her job when young people are looking for one?
I guess it’s different if you’re her.