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GOP Protesters Disrupt Pelosi Energy Rally. Never Fear, Bootlicker Cleaver to the Rescue!

August 27th, 2008 by mopns · No Comments

Is Congressman Cleaver now the official defender and protector of White Democrat women politicians? He sure got a lot of practice during the primary season. Still a member of the Tom Tom Club we see.

By Mike Soraghan

DENVER — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s energy pep rally Tuesday turned into a shout-fest when Republican protesters showed up to heckle with cries of “Drill here, drill now.”

Pelosi (D-Calif.) seemed alternately irritated and amused by the noisy attempt to disrupt her photo opportunity.

“Right here?” Pelosi asked, standing on the concrete drive in front of Denver’s Union Station, which sits roughly in the middle of the city. “What you see before you are the handmaidens of Big Oil.”

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) walked around to confront the protesters, asking them to stop disrupting the press conference. There were no chants while Cleaver argued with the lead protester, in plaid pants and a golf shirt, but they resumed when Cleaver gave up and re-joined his fellow lawmakers. Read more…


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Tags: Adam Smith Foundation · Decision '08 · Rep. Emanuel Cleaver

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