Nancy Pelosi Polls Higher Since She Became Speaker-Elect

For all the negative and mostly idiotic press she's been receiving since the Democratic party took back Congress, Pelosi has jumped 12 points in the latest Quinnipiac poll.

The survey, taken the week after the Democrats won back Congress, asks voters to rate the warmth of their feelings for leaders on a scale of 0 - 100. Speaker-elect Pelosi's rating has jumped from a 34.7 mean temperature in September to 46.7, slightly behind New York Sen. Hillary Clinton's 49.

It'll be interesting to see the next poll taken because she will be judged much harsher as time goes by our liberal media. As Greenwald notes:

As a result, Pelosi and her opposition to Harman have to be belittled and removed from the substantive arena. Harman supported the most disastrous strategic decision in our nation's history and repeatedly defended the administration's worst excesses. That ought to be disqualifying on its face. But the Beltway media are guilty of the same crimes, so they want to pretend that Harman -- just like Steny Hoyer -- did nothing wrong and the only reason not to anoint her to her Rightful Place is because of petty, womanly personality disputes that have no place in the public arena.

For the same reason, they decree that Pelosi must prove that she's a "responsible" and serious leader. How does she do that? By embracing the Beltway establishment types, including those -- especially those -- who have been so wrong about so many on


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