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Thursday, December 9, 2010

Pelosi's Wish

I got a kick out of this Hill.com report on the House Democrats rejecting the tax cut deal.  Says Pelosi:
“Democratic priorities remain clear: to provide a tax cut for working families, to create jobs and economic growth, to assist millions of our fellow Americans who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own, and to do this in a fiscally sound way.”
Think about that statement.  Her "clear" priorities are: 1) cut taxes 2) spend more money 3) be fiscally sound

This is more than just a political CYA type of statement.  I think it is a profound expression of her fundamental orientation to reality.  That is, she does not start with reality and go forward.  She starts with her wish, and then proceeds.  Her wish is that reality is not what it is.  That she can really have all these things.  This metaphysical view is the essential philosophical premise of the modern left. 


HaynesBE said...

That woman drives me crazy..that and the fact that she gets away with saying such inane things.

Perplexio said...

I hear that the citizens of the Good Rock Candy Mountain are looking for a new Gumdrop Fairy to represent them...