#StuckOnStupid: Schakowsky says Marino’s criticism of Pelosi was “sexist”

Posted by: ST on August 5, 2014 at 7:48 pm
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Birds of a feather …

When all else fails for Democrats, the “VICTIM” card must be played!  Via The Hill’s Briefing Room blog:

Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) is calling the attack during the immigration debate on House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) “sexist.”

On MSNBC’s “Politics Nation” late Monday, Schakowsky was asked to react to Rep. Tom Marino’s (R-Pa.) comments toward Pelosi in which he suggested she bore some of the blame for the border crisis.

“I would say that it’s sexist and that it was patronizing. ‘Do the research, Madam Leader.’ And he got exactly what he deserved. And then for him to claim, ‘I was the tough guy. I’m a street fighter.’ Really? On the floor of the House?” she said.

Before the House passed the new version of the GOP border bill on Friday, Marino broke floor protocol and called out Pelosi directly. 

“I did the research on it,” he said. “You might want to try it. You might want to try it, Madam Leader.”

Um, correction.  Marino didn’t “break floor protocol” – it was Pelosi who did so by leaving her side of the aisle and marching over to his to confront him, as the video clearly shows. That’s why he said to her, “I did the research,” etc.

Continuing from The Hill’s report:

“And talking to her in that condescending way. I’m really offended. And I was proud of her for marching over,” Schakowsky said.

Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.), who was on the House floor at the time, said Pelosi walked across the aisle to Marino and said, “You’re insignificant.”

“You know, you’re not supposed to direct comments personally, and he did just that. He deserved what he got and shouldn’t be proud of it,” Schakowsky added.

If Schakowsky had ANY shame whatsoever, which she doesn’t, she’d either not comment on this at all or at the very least say both sides got heated. I know there’s no way in hell she’d actually admit the truth, which is that Pelosi got WAY out of line in her Friday chase-down of Marino.  Escalating disagreement personally like what she did simply isn’t done on the House floor, shouldn’t be done.

You wanna know what the infuriating thing is about Schakowsky’s bull sh*t comments on Pelosi’s meltdown?

1) That she’s trying to have her cake and eat it, too, on the “sexism” card. Marino was “sexist” for defending what he was saying and not backing down from her, but he’d have also been “sexist” had he been the one who walked across the aisle and confronted her.  Don’t you just love how liberals enjoy having it both ways?

2) Schakowsky is knowingly lying about the instigator of the “personal” attack.  Marino called out the other side of the aisle for not doing much of anything on immigration when they had control for the first two years of Obama’s presidency. Pelosi came over to him and tried to “correct” him and then went personal by calling him “insignificant.” Again, imagine the howls of outrage from “feminists” had he said and done the same to her?  Furthermore, why is Marino “insignificant” to Pelosi? I would love to hear an answer to that one.

3) Schakowsky is doing exactly what “feminists” of yesteryear deplored – in effect, being the opposite of a true feminist – by giving Pelosi the fainting couch treatment, suggesting any disagreement with female political leaders in positions of power by men are, by default, outrageous and sexist and therefore any response the “attacked” woman decides is “appropriate” and should not be questioned nor criticized. Or …., you got it, sexism!

4) I think of all the legitimate claims of sexism in this country from years past and current, where women have actually been real victims of sexually hostile environments, and then I read Schakowsky’s completely watered down definition of it and it makes me sick. As usual, the left dumbs down words to the point they have no real meaning anymore except what they decide it is at the time – for political advantage, of course.

Infuriating.

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6 Responses to “#StuckOnStupid: Schakowsky says Marino’s criticism of Pelosi was “sexist””

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  1. Carlos says:

    Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.)

    “2) Schakowsky is knowingly lying about the instigator of the “personal” attack…”

    Of course she was lying. The “D” behind her name is all the reason one needs to be an inveterate and incorrigible liar.

  2. Drew the Infidel says:

    Here is a little research into which the commiecrats should delve:

    decorum (n.)–Conformity to social conventions; propriety.” The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language

    This applies as well to Harry Reid’s personal attacks on private US citizens (Romney, the Koch brothers, etc.) from the floor of the Senate.

  3. Tibby says:

    Exactly. Pelosi and Reid wouldn’t know what decorum was if it bit them on the azz.:d

  4. Liz says:

    I’m sorry…did anyone catch that she called him ‘insignificant’? What kind of leader does that? She has no class, and is NOT a leader.

  5. Carlos says:

    When I was a tot back in the days of the dinosaurs (you know – when Pelousy and her ilk were probably old then) I had a grade school teacher that was old, probably in her 40’s, who was as viciously sanctimonious as Nazi.

    The difference, of course, was that the teacher knew some things and was willing to impart that information. All Pelousy can do is share the idiocy of whatever misinformation dribbles out of her brain to her tongue to the rest of the world, totally unaware of the fool she proves herself to be every time she utters a sound.

  6. Carlos says:

    Just more proof we’re living in an Idiocracy…