so, is this the voice of reason or the voice of hell? you may think i'm kidding, using a bit of hyperbole to bring my point across, but i'm not. doesn't nancy sound so reasonable? "we have to deal with the consequences of the downturn in our economy." which consequences would that be, nancy? the same consequences president BO mentioned as mistakes? sounds like nancy wants to go around her elbow to get to her thumb.
this all reminds me of a quote from broadcast news, when as albert brooks, as aaron, says to as holly hunter, as jane:
what do you think the devil is going to look like if he's around? c'mon! nobody's gonna be taken in by a guy with a long, red, pointy tail ... no. i'm semi-serious here. he will be attractive, he'll be nice and helpful. he'll get a job where he influences a great god-fearing nation. he'll never do an evil thing. he'll never deliberately hurt a living thing ... he'll just bit by little bit lower standards where they are important. just coax along -- flash over substance -- just a tiny little bit. and he will talk about all of us really being salesmen.
well, at least we know where their priorities are.