Pelosi's racist comments about immigration negotiators draws criticism from Hoyer

Rep. Nancy Pelosi is upset because there are no minorities in the group of congressional negotiators trying to hammer out an agreement on immigration.  Why it would matter beyond Democrats once again playing the race card is unclear.  But any opportunity to signal her virtue when it comes to race can't be allowed to pass. "The five white guys, I call them, you know," Pelosi said.  "Are they going to open a hamburger stand next or what?"  The play on words references the Five Guys restaurants. Among those "five white guys" negotiating is Rep. Steny Hoyer, second ranking Democrat in the House.  Hoyer did not take kindly to being part of Pelosi's racist attack. Fox News: "That comment is offensive.  I am committed to ensuring DREAMers are protected and I will welcome everyone to the table who wants to get this done," his statement read. Pelosi's spokesman, Drew Hammill, tried to show a...(Read Full Post)