Was Nancy Pelosi bashing Republicans because she was experiencing some guilt due to of her long history of hate speech directed toward the GOP? It did seem that she was deflecting from her own abusive language when speaking to reporters on Thursday. Pelosi slammed Republicans who criticized liberal hate speech as a cause of the attempted mass murder of the Congressional Republican baseball team earlier this week.
As described by the Free Beacon:
A reporter asked Pelosi to comment on the possibility that the shooting could be used politically against the Democratic Party because the shooter appeared to be motivated by anti-Republican sentiments.
“Can you comment on the possibility that this incident could be used against Democrats or the Democratic Party politically because the assailant was apparently motivated by some kind of anti-Republican sentiment and we have heard comments from Republicans, including Congress, about vitriol rhetoric from the left being in some way to blame?” the reporter asked.
Pelosi responded by calling Republicans’ comments outrageous.
“The comments made by my Republican colleagues are outrageous,” she said. “Beneath of the dignity of the job they hold, beneath the dignity of the respect we would like Congress to command.”
“How dare they say such a thing. How dare they,”
Pelosi’s statement may have been made as a deflection from her long history of vile, hatful comments made about Republicans. Or perhaps from a guilty conscience for making statements such as the ones shown below…