Democrats apparently have already forgotten about that whole de-escalating the violent political rhetoric thing. House Minority Queen Bee Nancy Pelosi said her party mates should be ready to “throw a punch” during an Oct. 28 interview with podcaster Jonathan Van Ness. “We are not them,” Pelosi said. “We do not act the way they do. But I do think when you are in the area and somebody throws a punch, you’ve got to be ready [to] take a punch and throw a punch.” So much for “uniting” the country and “bringing people together” if Democrats win.
Here’s more from Breitbart…
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Democrats should be prepared to “throw a punch” in the political arena, while discussing the midterm election with podcaster Jonathan Van Ness at the Bentzen Ball in Washington D.C. last month.
“What we are trying to do is speak to them not about what we disagree but where we agree, that they need to have a bigger paycheck and lower health care costs, and their voice should be stronger than a special dark money interest money being spent,” Pelosi said of the Democrats’ midterm election message to voters. Pelosi pledged Democrats will move to make the government more transparent if they retake Congress on Tuesday, something the embattled California lawmakers claims, was the case when her party last held a majority.
“We are not then,” Pelosi said of Republicans, before urging Democrats to toughen up for future legislative battles against conservatives. “We do not act the way they do.