Friday, June 4, 2010

Option #3

We make mistakes here all the time. When that happens, we try to own up to them. This could be just such a case.

Over the course of this blog's existence, we've speculated a bit on whether Speaker Pelosi was a morally bankrupt liar or perhaps just stupid beyond the expressive capacity of the English language. Her comments that sparked this speculation are why she scares the hell out of me.

However, recent events have forced me to question if she is either of these things and that maybe I was being overly harsh in my assessment. There is a third option that I have been prompted to consider. It's entirely possible that Speaker Pelosi is insane.

Note the following report from CNSNews:

At a May 6 Catholic Community Conference on Capitol Hill, the speaker said: “They ask me all the time, ‘What is your favorite this? What is your favorite that? What is your favorite that?’ And one time, ‘What is your favorite word?’ And I said, ‘My favorite word? That is really easy. My favorite word is the Word, is the Word. And that is everything. It says it all for us. And you know the biblical reference, you know the Gospel reference of the Word.”

Ok. At this point, we can probably just accept her shpiel here as garden-variety political pandering for the benefit of her audience. Then she goes to 11.

“And that Word," Pelosi said, "is, we have to give voice to what that means in terms of public policy that would be in keeping with the values of the Word. The Word. Isn’t it a beautiful word when you think of it? It just covers everything. The Word.

Are you kidding me? Did Nancy Pelosi just call for public policies based on the values of Jesus Christ?

Try to wrap your head around this. Pelosi is saying that she wants to give voice to Christ's values. Does that include partial birth abortions? Holy smokes. I'm not even going to get into what the Church says about relations with the State. Has she read Quas Primas or Libertas lately?

The real conclusion here is that Pelosi regards herself as Pope. We've seen this dynamic before. Now that she's going to start dropping comments like this, though, it seems to me that there is a strong likelihood that she suffers from some kind of mental disorder.

In a bit of a tragic conclusion, she says the following:

“Fill it in with anything you want. But, of course, we know it means: ‘The Word was made flesh and dwelt amongst us.’ And that’s the great mystery of our faith. He will come again. He will come again. So, we have to make sure we’re prepared to answer in this life, or otherwise, as to how we have measured up.”

Yeah, Nancy. He's coming back, and He'll probably have something to say about the dead babies. If she is insane, perhaps her culpability for her cooperation in the infanticides will be mitigated.

In case you don't buy the above account, by the way, there is video:

May God have mercy on her, and the rest of us for tolerating a nation that permits such horrors.

1 comment:

Roisin said...

No really, if you think about that for too long, your head will explode. She really must be certifiably insane.