Karl Rove: Pelosi Sounding Like the Mad Red Queen in Alice in Wonderland
Rove: Nancy Pelosi Sounds Like the Mad Queen of Hearts in Alice in Wonderland
Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 12:10 PM
By Henry J. Reske
Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s comments about clapping Karl
Rove in irons and marching him off to the Capitol’s jail cell are like
the fevered rant of a Lewis Carroll mad queen or the bumbling of
Inspector Jacques Clouseau, the former top aide to President George W.
Pelosi, D-Calif., currently House minority leader, made her comment to
reporters while criticizing a House committee vote to pursue contempt
charges against Attorney General Eric Holder. She charged the House
Oversight and Government Reform Committee move was political and
irresponsible and something she avoided while speaker.
“I could have arrested Karl Rove on any given day,” she said. “I’m not
kidding. There’s a prison here in the Capitol. If we had spotted him in
the Capitol, we could have arrested him.”
However, Rove noted that while a House committee cited him for contempt
in the investigation of the firing of U.S. attorneys in 2007, the House
never took up the resolution.
“So it's nice to know that Speaker Pelosi wanted to have me arrested,”
he said in an appearance on Fox News. “It's nice to know that she thinks
she had the power to. But we're still a nation of laws, and she had no
authority to do so, and had she attempted to arrest me on any of the
number of times that I was in and out of the Capitol, without a
resolution passed by the entire House of Representatives, she would have
been up the proverbial creek without the proverbial paddle.
“You know, she sounds a little bit like Inspector Clouseau and a little
bit about the mad red queen. But you know, Speaker Pelosi was dead wrong
in her assertion today. I'm sure she had a good laugh, and it's nice to
know that she dreams of slapping me in her own personal jail, but
didn't have any authority to do it.”
Nancy Pelosi proved Karl Rove correct in a rant reported on the HuffingtonPost:
WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) made a
bold accusation on Thursday about what is driving Republicans to hold
Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congresss: a desire to suppress Democratic voters in November.
"It is no accident, it is no coincidence, that the attorney general
of the United States is the person responsible for making sure that
voter suppression does not happen in our country," Pelosi said at her
weekly briefing. "These very same people who are holding him in contempt
are part of a nationwide scheme to suppress the vote. They're closely
allied with those who are suffocating the system: unlimited special
interest secret money."
Note: The only "vote"
that Eric Holder is attempting to keep Texas, South Carolina and
Florida from suppressing is the vote of non-citizens and illegal
immigrants! I've held the SOB in
contempt ever since he dismissed charges against two Black Panthers who
were clearly attempting to intimidate voters outside a polling place in
Pennsylvania. Talk about attempts to suppress the vote!
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