House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is in hot water after her latest comments suggesting that Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden should skip the debates against President Donald Trump.
Rumors have swirled for months about Democrats trying to get out of the debates as Joe Biden could singlehandedly lose the election with one bad showing.
Pelosi addressed the media and said, “I wouldn’t legitimize a conversation with him nor a debate in terms of the presidency of the United States.”
These comments were unacceptable in two dimensions. Not only is Pelosi still undermining the legitimacy of President Trump’s position, but she is suggesting Biden pull out of an electoral tradition as old as the nation.
Pelosi’s time in leadership is something regarded with disdain by both Democrats and Republicans alike. If Democrats lose control of the House in November, it is likely they will oust Pelosi from leadership.
Pelosi’s power-hungry ways have made her few friends and dozens of enemies. Pushing for Biden to skip the debates only exposes her further.
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