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Pelosi on mobs destroying statues: ‘People will do what they do’

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On Thursday, Speaker Nancy Pelosi refused to caution protesters in her native city of Baltimore who tore down a statue of Christopher Columbus and then tossed the monument into the sea.

“It’s up to the communities to decide what statues they want to see,” said Pelosi. “Taking down the Columbus monument doesn’t diminish my pride in my Italian American heritage.”

When a reporter followed up by asking Pelosi if a commission should be formed to decide which statues come down rather than allowing mobs of protesters to do it, the Speaker brushed the question off.

“People will do what they do,” Pelosi responded. “I do think that from a safety standpoint it would be a good idea to have it taken down if the community doesn’t want it. I don’t know that has to be a commission but it could be a community view.”

Pelosi was born and raised in Baltimore where her father, Thomas D’Alesandro Jr., served as mayor from 1947 to 1959.

Current Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young had a much different response than Pelosi. Young said the destruction of public property was unacceptable and the protesters would be brought to justice.

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy accused Pelosi of defending the radical left-wing mob.

“Her job is to write laws. Instead, she encourages mobs to break them. She is complicit with criminal activity, plain and simple,” McCarthy said.

Fox News Host Laura Ingraham publicly questioned if Pelosi would be OK if the mobs were made up of Republicans.

“Does she also think it’s OK for Republicans to gather in mobs and smash and deface things,” Ingraham tweeted.

Pelosi said Thursday that she wants to look forward and she’s not attached to physical monuments and tokens of the past.

“I don’t even have my grandmother’s earrings,” Pelosi said.

Video showed rioters pulling chains that had been wrapped around the statue, and then knocking it into the ocean. While many regard Columbus as personifying their history and heritage in the new world, others see Columbus as a conqueror who brought oppression to the indigenous population during his exploration.

Former President Ronald Reagan helped unveil the Columbus statue in Baltimore in 1984.

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    Mike W July 10, 2020

    Drunken Nancy says that like all left wingers that is until they hit her house. Then she will be screaming terrorist. I keep hoping the left wing loons in Cali get what they want and the Police are defunded – it will only last a few days. As soon as the rioters – aka – looters – hear that the Po-Lice are gone they will be racing to the rich neighborhoods where all the cash and jewelry is – where the homes are full of drugs and booze – and the garages are filled with Lamborghini’s – Porsches – Bentleys and all other types of exotic luxury cars. Hell I wouldn’t be surprised if the looters just went in and kicked those elitist out on their asses. Maybe Nancy will have to move into a nice box on a shit covered sidewalk in the San Francisco she created.

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    Billv July 10, 2020

    Pelosi should resign she has lost her mind! She is a danger to this country.

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    Tim Kuehl July 10, 2020

    “Taking down the Columbus monument doesn’t diminish my pride in my Italian American heritage.”
    Whoa there Nancy. That sounds like hate speech and straight White supremacy to me. Only homosexuals and Blacks can be proud of who they are and their heritage and cultural lineage. Racist, anti gay witch!

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    Harold Levi July 10, 2020

    Nancy supports the Interstate Road system, Jet Airplanes, Stelth Airplanes, and Rocket Ships. All of these are monuments to the technology of Nazi Germany.

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    Phillip C Gleason July 10, 2020

    Pelosi is an absolute tramp! Why can’t kevin McCarthy get her impeached, thrown out or whatever? She IS complicit in many crimes associated with these anarchists, the desacration of history, etc. My hope and prayer is that republicans control both houses of congress and the white house on november 4th, 2020! America needs a break from these terrible democrats!

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    John July 10, 2020

    She is there to up hold laws. If she can’t, she needs to be removed. Pelosi is a career politician who has out lived any usefulness that she may of had!

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    Sandi Berumen July 10, 2020

    PELOSI is past her usefulness, even as a useful idiot! She needs to be removed and as soon as Trump is re-elected that should be first item on the agenda!!!

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    Susan Wright July 10, 2020

    Stupid, childish remark. Aren’t we all supposed to be adults?

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    John Fucoff July 10, 2020

    Pelosi Schumer AOC omar talib and Schumer ignorant to know and they should be flogged and then hung

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    MikefromTexas July 10, 2020

    I wish the mob would go to her house and destroy it and then lets see what she says.

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    lillian reheusser July 10, 2020

    That’s a great answer when she is questioned about all the live lost during these riots, specially the children. People will do what they do. I can only pray that what people will do is to get rid of this baby-hating witch.

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    Patricia July 10, 2020

    There has got to be term limits and she enforces that need every single day! Either she is for this country and citizens or she needs a very different job! One that does not affect the quality of people’s lives! Or the length of our lives! I can see why Dems have not done anything remotely productive for our country as they devote every waking hour obstructing and trying to remove someone who does love this country and the people…. thoroughly disgusted with her and her ilk!

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    Trish July 10, 2020

    Oh but pilloosi aren’t you attached to your $24000 refridgerator that holds your special designer ice cream, but if you aren’t attached isn’t that lying and I really can understand why you don’t have your grandmothers earrings, God told her you weren’t worthy of them your a sinner! So pilloosi their you have it your a sinner and not worthy ever!!

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    tymtrvlr July 11, 2020

    Pelosi is allowing as much damage to our country at the hands of the left’s mob. She knows her time is short. God is watching.

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    Donald Cook July 11, 2020

    That is because the, Lawless Democrats want this to happen. Nancy and all of her Puppets, need to be in Prison and be facing a Death sentence.

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    Woodie Thompson July 11, 2020

    You have to wonder how many more statues are in need of punishment. You can see already how punishing them has made things better! Really what they have done is 3xpose the hypocrosy of the Democrats! How is there even a choice to be made in November? Is this truly how we want our country to be ?

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    Allen Chandler July 11, 2020

    Doesn’t it kinda remind ya of someone else’s stupid remark, “Somebody done something.”

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    Tony Winters July 12, 2020

    This is basically what the mayor of Seattle said until the “Peaceful Protesters” showed up at her front door and then she called the Police. It might take a bit more effort fo the mob to get past Polisi’s gates nad security guards but her tune will change when the mob come marching into her vineyard estate and sets up their New Police Free State among her grapevines. Nancy, remember it doesn’t matter how many times you kiss their butts, or how well you kiss their butts, sooner or later they will come for you.

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    Gregg Pennington July 13, 2020

    7/13/2020. People will do what they do ? My ! How profound ! I would never guessed that myself !
    Gee, thanks , Nancey !

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    Don July 25, 2020

    Pelousy, as a criminal herself, has no understanding of criminal activity like those she’s committed and would NEVER condemn that of her constituency

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