Friday 15 May 2009

Gingrich pulls a nutty on the Pelosi issue

From Newt, courtesy of ABC:

Pelosi is engaging in a "despicable, dishonest and vicious political effort" to hide what she knew. She "lied to the House....I think that the House has an absolute obligation to open an inquiry, and I hope there will be a resolution to investigate her. And I think this is a big deal. I don't think the Speaker of the House can lie to the country on national security matters....She is a trivial politician, viciously using partisanship for the narrowest of purposes, and she dishonors the Congress by her behavior....Pelosi's the big loser, because she either comes across as incompetent, or dishonest. Those are the only two defenses....The fact is, she either didn't do her job, or she did do her job and she's now afraid to tell the truth."

Let's take a deep breath for a moment, and grasp the enormity of Newt Freakin' Gingrich giving us lessons on the moral standards for Speaker of the House, and on vicious behavior from the Speaker's chair.

But only a moment, before we drag Newt by the ear back to the original issue: that several sources have refuted the notion that Pelosi was told what was going on, and more importantly, that Bush flagrantly violated the law, regardless of who he claims he told about it.

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