Talk:Nancy Pelosi

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Criticism[edit]

I'm not terribly familiar with RW's writing style, but could we be a little more critical of Pelosi here? RW rightly bashes the assholes like Sean Hannity, but she's just as bad at bitching about how Republicans are the root of all evil and blaming everyone else for Congress' problems. If you like, I can link you to a couple Charlie Rose interviews where she does nothing but point fingers at Republicans, and who could forget her using the closing statement for the first bailout to pontificate about how evil Republicans are? 24.45.33.231 (talk) 22:00, 4 July 2013 (UTC)

In a Congress consisting of two parties pointing fingers at each other on absolutely everything, her partisanship isn't especially unique. We're more focused on addressing loony opinions (otherwise we'd need to create articles on 498 more politicians).
Pull up some specific quotes you have issue with. Osaka Sun (talk) 22:21, 4 July 2013 (UTC)
It'll be a little while before I can find the exact quotes, but I had in mind the aforementioned speech in front of the House of Representatives in 2008. If I'm remembering that right, it was basically soapboxing about how "they" are the root of all evil, and it was facepalm/headdesk inducing. I'm sure the transcript exists somewhere, and I'll search for that. Just figured I should check here before doing anything. 24.45.33.231 (talk) 07:05, 5 July 2013 (UTC)
Another obscure one is what she's said about global warming in an interview with Charlie Rose sometime in the past year or so, and before that in at least one other interview from 2007: "reverse global warming". Not even stop or slow. Rose wasn't the least bit skeptical of what policies she proposed that could possibly do that, and her insistence on saying it for so long makes me think she's never looked at the reductions needed to even slow, much less stop or reverse the change. I feel like I could go on for some long rant about how crazy so many people are for touting such widely inadequate "solutions" to such a big problem and the last thing we need is to hear someone like Pelosi act like there's some simple push button fix. — Unsigned, by: 70.194.64.224 / talk / contribs (signed by bot) 08:06, 01 March 2014 (UTC)
Like nearly all politicians she has said some *spectacularly* wrong statements. As stated above, one could easily make an article for each politician ever. That not withstanding... this article does seem to lack any legitimate criticism other than she is wildly partizan. I will not personally start editing this article unless others think that I should because given the controversial nature of serving politicians, I don't want to get into edit wars. B4Xiphos (talk) 10:30, 1 May 2016 (UTC)