The 2022 midterms are now just seven months away and it looks like the reality of the situation is starting to dawn on Nancy Pelosi.
Republicans are expected to win the House of Representatives, but the Senate may also be in play.
You can tell Pelosi is worried because she’s starting to throw around the “our democracy” talk again.
The Hill reports:
Pelosi: ‘I fear for our democracy’ if Republicans win House
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said in an interview published Monday that she fears for American democracy if Republicans win the House in this year’s midterm elections.
Republicans are highly favored to win the House in November given that they need to flip only five seats, along with the historic tendency for the incumbent president’s party to lose seats in Congress during midterm elections.
Pelosi framed the stakes of the fight for the House in existential terms given the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol and former President Trump’s continued influence over the Republican Party.
“It is absolutely essential for our democracy that we win. I fear for our democracy if the Republicans were ever to get the gavel. We can’t let that happen,” Pelosi said during an interview with Time magazine’s Molly Ball as part of a virtual ceremony to award the 2022 Toner Prizes for political journalism.
At the same time, Pelosi downplayed the notion that Democrats face an uphill climb to keep their slim House majority.
“I don’t have any intention of the Democrats losing the Congress in November,” Pelosi said.
She knows her party is in trouble.
Translation: “Holy crap, my grifting could end if I lose the Speaker position.”
— Attila the Honeybun (@AttilaSaysMeow) March 29, 2022
Wellllllllll… ya may want to stop pandering to the tiny, but vocal, radical leftwing nutters. Because doing so is about to cost you a bludgeoning in the midterms, Nanc.
— Ghosts Of Home 7️⃣ (@SteelerChris) March 29, 2022
People are sick of being ruled by the loony left. The midterms are going to be big.