What is wrong with Nancy Pelosi?
During her weekly press conference on Thursday, the House Minority Leader was seen stumbling over words, uttering gibberish, staring blankly at reporters, and on at least two occasions, suffering from face spasms.
“What an event-filled morning has been,” Pelosi began, botching her opening line.
It went downhill from there.
“Really one that, uh, marks a transf— for—” she said, before staring at reporters barely 10 seconds into the appearance, and finally saying, “transformative moment…”
Moments later, she confused “trillions” and “billions.”
“When President Bush let office the deficit was 1.4 trillion,” she said as she suffered an apparent facial spasm, “uh, trillion dollars. So you’re talking about an enormous amount of money. The national debt increased by an enormous amount — the debt was 1.4 billion in terms of the deficit.”
No wonder the federal government is spending so wildly when leaders can’t tell a number that has 9 zeros from one that has 12.
“This is about the American people and how policy here affects them,” she said. After staring and murmuring something softly, she blurted out “low,” before continuing, “instead let’s go to the table…”