Blue Dog Dem Bobby Bright of Alabama has raised [distancing himself from the Obama/Pelosi agenda] to a new level, joking to constituents that Pelosi might "get sick and die" before he has to support her again for Speaker, a local reporter tells me.Happy Women's Equality Day, everyone!
..."He had been asked a question from the audience about his support for Pelosi," [Montgomery Advertiser reporter Cosby Woodruff] told me. "He said, 'Let's wait until that comes up.' He listed a long list of reasons why Pelosi might not run for Speaker of the House."
"The last one was, 'Heck, she might even get sick and die,'" Woodruff told me.
Posted by Melissa McEwan at Thursday, August 26, 2010
Greg Sargent reports that one of the Blue Dog (i.e. virtually Republican) Democrats has a charming hope for how he can avoid having to support Nancy Pelosi's speakership: