‘We Should Have Done Something. But I’m Not Optimistic’

‘We Should Have Done Something. But I’m Not Optimistic’

Nancy Pelosi stoked stimulus optimism Tuesday during remarks to Bloomberg Television just hours ahead of what was billed as a "deadline" for a compromise if The White House hoped to push a package through the labyrinthine legislative process by election day. After repeating a series of familiar virus talking points that lean (too) heavily on the word "crush," Pelosi played down the notion of a "deadline" and otherwise sought to bring a measure of clarity to hopelessly muddy waters. Tuesday, she
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4 thoughts on “‘We Should Have Done Something. But I’m Not Optimistic’

  1. I don’t see rates going back up. We can’t forget that the economy is stalling, and that’s kind. Three more months of this and there will be real, economic distress.

    Hey, maybe the bottom will be Q1 2021. Maybe see rates near zero by then, near some peak for the pandemic here in the U.S. and right before any juice gets into the economy from any fiscal stimulus passed in the first session of the new Congress.

    Yay. So much to look forward to.

  2. LOL … “subject to the approval of the elderly Star Wars villain that presides over the Senate majority.” … McConnell is ruling in the tradition of fictional Sith Lord Darth Sidius, Palpatine. There is certainly a vocal similarity if not philosophical.

    Got to hand it to you I was laughing at that one.

  3. There’s an outside shot Pelosi played this perfectly. Get the deal done by the end of the week and spend the next 10 days goading Trump to pile it on Senate Republicans every which way. My guess . . . she’ll fumble the ball at the 5 and let them off the hook somehow.

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