What is a Pelosi?

In case you're wondering what it is:

A strange and funny creature that is indigenous to the banquet halls and wine-tasting parties of Northern California. Its mating call is a shrill, repetitive howl; scientists have yet to decipher its meaning, but its frequency seems to be related to the proximity of television cameras. Some experts believe that the noisy, persistent call of the Pelosi really means nothing at all, but is simply a mere cry for attention.

(Via this)


At first I thought it some kind of joke when I heard she would be minority leader.

Unattractive (perhaps an understatement) figureheads like her and Dean are part of the reason Democrats have so far been unable to do serious political/electoral damage to Bush. Luckily for them Bush seems to handle that pretty well himself.