View Single Post
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 09-18-2021, 05:46 PM
pjohns pjohns is offline
PW Enlightenment
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Tennessee
Gender: Male
Posts: 11,794
Thanks: 15,631
Thanked 5,497 Times in 3,512 Posts
Default Nancy Pelosi and centrist Democrats

It is my understanding that Nancy Pelosi is now putting pressure upon centrist Democrats--Democrats in congressional districts which do not favor massive government spending--to vote for the 3.5 trillion dollar "human infrastructure" bill--even if that would amount to their political suicide.

What I am wondering is this: Why don't these centrist Democrats just tell Nancy Pelosi that they will not be with her on this one, since defying her cannot possibly be more harmful to them than defying their constituents would be?

That really seems like a simple enough equation for me.
"In his second inaugural address, [Franklin D.] Roosevelt sought 'unimagined power' to enforce the 'proper subordination' of private power to public power. He got it…"—George Will, July 8, 2007
Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to pjohns For This Useful Post: