Nancy Pelosi has decided that compromise is unimportant. The hard left-wing progressive agenda must move forward damn the consequences to our country.
In a statement today, the democrat-hopeful for minority leader let everyone know that she thinks the commission had nothing good to report in its draft proposal:
Our nation is facing two challenges: the need to create jobs and address our budget deficit. Any viable proposal from the President’s Fiscal Commission must strengthen our economy, but it must do so in a fair way, focusing on how we can effectively promote economic growth.
This proposal is simply unacceptable. Any final proposal from the Commission should do what is right for our children and grandchildren’s economic security as well as for our nation’s fiscal security, and it must do what is right for our seniors, who are counting on the bedrock promises of Social Security and Medicare. And it must strengthen America’s middle class families–under siege for the last decade, and unable to withstand further encroachment on their economic security.
Americans may be left to wonder who the “party of no” is now. This is her President’s bipartisan panel. The group produced some responsible reforms to keep Americans from living a debt-laden nightmare and could avoid having that catastrophe passed on to future generations. Her statement makes it absolutely clear that Nancy Pelosi and the left-wing extremist Democrats have no ideas on how to reduce the debt. None.