#StandwithNancy: Why Pelosi Is Good for Republicans

By Caleb Parke

The attacks against House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) need to end.

I'm not calling on Republicans to stop, either. I'm talking to you, Democrats.

Pelosi, herself, touted her excellent leadership, and who are you to say she's wrong. Under her leadership as majority leader in 2010, Republicans gained 63 House seats and won more than 900 races at the state level. That's no small feat, and she couldn't have done it alone.

Pelosi stands out after both then-President Barack Obama and then-top Senate Democrat Harry Reid are no longer sitting targets for political opponents, or as Nancy Pelosi has found as one of the leaders of the Trump-era resistance movement, the source of blame from fellow Democrats.

Thanks to Nancy Pelosi, Republicans, including President Donald Trump, could actually get tired of winning. For that reason, she has become a favorite for those looking to send more conservative members to Congress to slash taxes, gut government, and repeal ObamaCare - just to name a few.

In the most Trump-like way, the Commander-in-Chief tweeted, "I certainly hope the Democrats do not force Nancy P out. That would be very bad for the Republican Party - and please let Cryin' Chuck stay!"

I don't know about the last part, but most Republicans agree. Pelosi is good for Republicans, and while the GOP has gone after Senators Elizabeth Warren and Chuck Schumer - met with mixed reviews. Pelosi, on the other hand, has been a solid adversary with her constant gaffes and unwavering support for liberal policies.

The race between Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel could not have been a clearer picture of why Pelosi is getting left behind. The campaign ended up being the most expensive House race in the history of America, giving Democrats the most expensive loss in the House we've ever seen.

Ads pointed to Ossoff as being a "yes man" for Pelosi, and it worked. We'll never know exactly how many millions of dollars Pelosi has cost her party, but she's only solidified the stereotype that Democrats love to spend other people's money with no end in sight.

For Republicans, there's nothing better than a Democrat with a well-known record on issues from open borders to closed-minded, burdensome climate change regulations, and right now the leader in that category is San Francisco liberal, Nancy Pelosi.

As Americans move further to the right, Pelosi continues to further ostracize the Democratic Party.

That's why it's important for Republicans to #StandwithNancy.

 

Caleb Parke is a conservative millennial columnist. You can follow him on FacebookTwitter, and calebparke.com.

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