"If you're trying to change minds and influence people it's probably not a good idea to say that virtually all elected Democrats are liars, but what the hell."
Monday, January 05, 2015
Present is a Vote for Pelosi
Some new members of the House of Representatives have pledged not to
vote for Rep. John Boehner (R-OH)N/A. Instead of casting their vote for
someone, they claim they will vote “present.” They need to understand
that doing so is a vote for Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)11%.
Under House rules, a Speaker is elected based on an absolute majority
of votes cast for a person. There can be no plurality. The person
elected Speaker must be elected based on an absolute majority of the
But here is the catch.
Which set me to think, "What would happen if Pelosi was elected Speaker?" What's the difference between Pelosi and Boner? What would change? How would Dems campaign against congress in 2016?