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In Which Nancy Pelosi Displays the Moral Reasoning of a 5 Year-Old

3:51 PM, Aug 1, 2009 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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The Hill's Michael O'Brien writes:

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) isn't much for calling names, but defended calling health insurers "villains" this past week.

"I don't like using words like 'villains,' but people call me a villain all the time, so I figure it's probably okay to use it back," Pelosi said in an interview on Bloomberg News airing this weekend.

Pelosi went after insurers at her weekly press conference this past week, attracting headlines for calling them "villains."

"It's almost immoral what they are doing," she said. "They are the villains. They have been part of the problem in a major way."

Shorter Nancy: I know you are, but what am I?

P.S. I believe it was 'Immoral,' 'Carpet-Bombing' 'Villains'. And, in truth, has any elected official called Pelosi names like that? I doubt it.