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http://www.snopes.com/politics/pelosi/jet.asp

http://www.usnews.com/blogs/mary-kate-cary/2009/02/25/obama-...

What is most interesting about this quote is the dishonesty. The Pelosi jet thing was a bunch of BS, to the point that Snopes decided to post it as an Urban Legend (see first link above). The drapes thing appears to refer to speculation that Pelosi had fancy drapes in her office, not actual confirmation of this conjecture (see second link). The third part appears to be in relation to the fact that members of Congress received a pay raise automatically in January 2009 and Pelosi did nothing to stop it (find your own link, lots of news stories on that back in January). If someone can find a link or other documentation that indicates otherwise please post it.

Based on my admittedly brief research it appears that in the great American tradition of partisan politics if someone doesn’t like Pelosi they can slime her with distortions and lies. Then someone else can see those lies as the quote of the day. Pretty tawdry really.
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