Ed Driscoll

I Guess The LBJ Daisy Ad Doesn't Work In High-Def

Nancy Pelosi’s natural gas is flowing freely:

For those who thought this was just another election, Nancy Pelosi says to wake up: the planet is at stake in the choice between Barack Obama and John McCain.

“We’ve got a planet to save. Nothing less is at stake other than civilization as we know it today,” the California Democrat and speaker of the House told reporters Saturday afternoon in assessing the election and the nominating convention taking place here over the week.

She said Mr. Obama’s new running mate, Sen Joseph R. Biden Jr., was a good choice because he melds Washington know-how with an outsider’s view. She pointed to his daily commute by train from his home in Delaware to Washington as evidence he is still a man of the people. [Fair enough: the people are paying for it–Ed]

“Joe Biden is the all-American boy,” she said in a luncheon for reporters sponsored by the Christian Science Monitor.

“The All-American boy?” That’s a pretty slanderous attack on Joe coming from the current leader of the party of transnationalism.