HILARIOUS Dems Stuck With Their 'Dear' Leader

HILARIOUS Dems Stuck With Their 'Dear' Leader
Frustrated Democrats who want to replace House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi have an urgent problem: there is no alternative.

After leading the House Democrats for 15 years, the San Francisco stalwart has total control of her caucus and is a massive fundraising force that her party cannot easily replace. And as the first female Speaker of the House (2007-2011), she has unique status and an array of female supporters, both inside and outside Congress.

Willie Brown, the first African-American mayor from Pelosi’s hometown, cautions in his latest column in the San Francisco Chronicle that those who want to replace Pelosi should be “careful what you ask for. You might wind up with even less.” He argues that Pelosi’s likeliest replacement would be House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD), who would not bring anything new to the job: “The 78-year-old Hoyer is no new face or change agent, and neither are any of the other Democrats in the leadership line.” Pelosi, he argues, is “the only Democrat in the House who can command national attention,” and no one else in the party “can match her work ethic or fundraising prowess.”

In British elections, leaders of losing parties typically resign. But after losing control of the House in the massive Tea Party wave election of 2010, Pelosi clung to power. She has done so after every election since then. Ironically, her power within her caucus has grown with each loss, because the remaining Democrats are drawn from the same narrow urban base from which Pelosi draws her power, and whose priorities are reflected in the party’s ideology.
 Source: Breitbart News
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