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Does Nancy Pelosi deserve to be the new Speaker of the House?

Now that the Democrats have seized control of the House of Representatives, the party will vote on a new Speaker of the House this January. Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is the logical choice for many: She has led her caucus through tough political waters for over 15 years, has held the position before, and many think she is the logical choice for this political moment. Still, critics say her unfavorability ratings, even amongst liberals, are toxic to the party and Democrats need new blood in leadership. What do you think?

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Does Nancy Pelosi deserve to be the new Speaker of the House?
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Nancy Pelosi has a math problem and is not guaranteed anything. Sure, she was House Speaker before and what did Democrats have to show for it? Eight years of Republican dominance and a total repudiation of the Democratic agenda that she was in charge of. No one likes her—Republicans prefer Kim Jong Un to Pelosi and she doesn't fare much better with her own party either.

Pure and simple, Pelosi is a drag. Furthermore, she's not much of a progressive. She's also 78-years-old. Pelosi has had a stranglehold on Democratic politics for almost two decades. It's time to let someone new take charge.

Fancy Nancy has been leading her party since 2003, and one could argue not very well. As a legislative shepherd she has used her staff as prod and speculum to force through such turkeys like Obamacare, Dodd-Frank and the stimuli, and lord only knows what monstrosities she could knit together with another wack as tweaker of the House.
Pelosi is an elitist statist, and her only virtue is her ability to raise money by selling favors to out-of-touch rich people in her native San Francisco. No wonder the diet Communists hate her! The only working man she knows is the guy who fixes her limo, and she doesn't dare rub elbows with that dirty peasant.
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Nancy Pelosi is arguably the most powerful woman in U.S. history, and the only female elected to Speaker of the House. She is a shrewd political operator and the only surviving Democratic leader from the torturous, difficult campaign to pass Obamacare. Even as minority leader, Pelosi kept Republicans from completely repealing the Affordable Care Act. There is no one more qualified to tackle this political moment, with the White House in the midst of a constitutional crisis. Democrats need all the help they can get.

Don't believe us? Here's the 45th President of the United States weighing on his soon-to-be-foe on Capitol Hill:

“I think she deserves it,” Mr. Trump said. “She’s fought long and hard, she’s a very capable person, and you know, you have other people shooting at her trying to take over the speakership.”
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Politics
Does Nancy Pelosi deserve to be the new Speaker of the House?
#StepAsidePelosi
A festive crown for the winner
#WeNeedSpeakerPelosi