Nancy Pelosi is talking about the legislative achievements of the Democrat-led Congress. The approval ratings for the Congress, however, are lower than the president’s.
I’m never sure what to make of those polls — do they include liberals who don’t like the conservative things that the Congress has done in recent years, as well as conservatives who don’t approve of the Democratic majority since 2006 — or is it a general critique of partisan squabbling and pork barrel politics? Or does it strictly a critique the current leadership?
Pelosi just led a chant of “Barack Obama is right; John McCain is wrong.” Uh, points for simplicity I guess.