Barack Obama has an approval rating of eighty-three percent, and the undisputed media darling. Mrs. Pelosi has an approval rating of twenty percent. That will not stop Mrs. Pelosi from enacting her agenda, not BO’s, Arthur Bruzzone, San Francisco Examiner :
For now, while the Republican Party remains in disarray, President-elect Obama will find his chief adversaries are in his own party. With the House Speaker a primary obstacle to any meaningful change in Washington
Mrs. Pelosi stands athwart most of BO’s goals, econmic recovery, bipartisanship and re-election. This is a cage march, where only one can win.