July 18, 2024

Reid, Pelosi to Bully Super-Dels?

Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi are thinking about writing a letter – together with Howard Dean – instructing the Democratic super-delegates to get off the stick and pick a candidate already.  I hope they do just that.  Wouldn’t it be droll if Reid and Pelosi tried to bully the super-delegates into line and were told to stuff it? 

At The Crypt:

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Thursday that he may have to push undecided superdelegates to make their decisions in the Democratic presidential race, if the contest stretches into June.

Reid said he would consider writing a joint letter with Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) demanding that superdelegates make their endorsements public.

“The three of us, we may write a joint letter [to superdelegates],” said Reid. “We might do individual letters. We are in contact with each other.”

Much have been made of George W. Bush’s mediocre public approval ratings and deservedly so.  But where are the stories recapping Congress’ even less inspiring performance?  They’re a bit hard to come by.  Here’s one.

Congressional approval ratings have also fallen from 32 percent after the election in 2006 to 23.5 percent last month.

As much as many people dislike the current congressional leaders that’s a real possibility.  Does Obama really want this to happen?  I’d guess that whoever the dynamic duo endorses actually loses votes as a result.


Marc is a software developer, writer, and part-time political know-it-all who currently resides in Texas in the good ol' U.S.A.

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