I have a piece up on Mediaite explaining that Nancy Pelosi has come under attack NOT because she failed but because she succeeded — and her success threatened the Tea Party’s death grip on the status quo.
“I’m not saying I don’t wish, like many progressives, that health care reform had included a public option, that the stimulus package would have been bigger and included more infrastructure jobs and that financial reform would have been even tougher. But considering what she did pass—and certainly compared with decades of destructive conservative policies that preceded her—it’s certainly possible to celebrate Pelosi’s great accomplishments while at the same time wishing they had been even greater.”
You can read the rest of the piece here.
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