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Oligarch Nancy Pelosi Called Out for Hypocrisy

Joe Scudder
Written by Joe Scudder

While she preached against “inordinate wealth,” someone asked oligarch Nancy Pelosi her net worth.

Oligarch Nancy Pelosi poses as a person in solidarity with normal and even with poor Americans, when she is, in fact, extravagantly wealthy. Everyone knows this is true, yet the pretense that Democrats are the party of the poor continues to be brazenly trumpeted.

So it was nice to hear a woman call out Pelosi with a pointed question that exposed her hypocrisy.

The American Mirror reports, “Heckler confronts Pelosi over her wealth: ‘How much are you worth, Nancy?’

“The national budget should be a statement of our national values, what is important to us as a nation,” Pelosi preached. “Which makes us strong and builds for the future should be reflected in our budget.

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“It can’t possibly be a statement of values for us to talk about, as Martin Luther King said, … ‘God never intended for one group of people to live in superfluous inordinate wealth while others live in abject deadly poverty,’” Pelosi said to applause. “So these are kitchen table issues for most of America’s families. Most people are not in deadly poverty, but some are. But most people have to struggle to …”

At least one woman wasn’t buying it and shouted from the crowd to cut Pelosi off.

“How much are you worth, Nancy?” the woman yelled.

“No, we’re not talking about that,” Pelosi shot back, raising her voice to speak over the woman. “In any event … I can out … I’m a mother of five, I can speak louder than anybody.”

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Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder is the "nom de plume" (or "nom de guerre") of a fifty-ish-year-old writer and stroke survivor. He lives in St Louis with his wife and still-at-home children. He has been a freelance writer and occasional political activist since the early nineties. He describes his politics as Tolkienesque.

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