On his radio show, Chris Baker stated in response to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's comments on the Wall Street crisis: "Another reason why it's very rare to find a woman worthy of serving in political office." Moments before, Baker said, referring to Pelosi, "Get another facelift, lady."
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On the September 17 broadcast of his Minneapolis radio show, while discussing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's (D-CA) reported response of "No" when asked whether "Democrats bear some of the responsibility regarding the current crisis on Wall Street," Chris Baker stated: "Yesterday they ask her, 'Do Democrats have any responsibility here?' And what does she say? 'No.' Another reason why it's very rare to find a woman worthy of serving in political office." Moments before, Baker said, referring to Pelosi, "Get another facelift, lady."
As Media Matters for America noted, on the September 5 broadcast of his radio show, Baker asserted that the Code Pink protesters who interrupted Sen. John McCain's acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention on September 4 "ought to have all their tubes tied." Code Pink describes itself as "a women-initiated grassroots peace and social justice movement working to end the war in Iraq, stop new wars, and redirect our resources into healthcare, education and other life-affirming activities."
The Chris Baker Show airs on Minneapolis' 100.3 KTLK-FM, owned by Clear Channel Communications.
From the September 17 edition of KTLK's The Chris Baker Show:
CALLER: It seems like everything is backwards here. We have a zero-tolerance policy for second-graders, but we don't have one for companies who fail, and because we'll just keep giving them more and more chances, and it --
CALLER: Both of these things, the schools and these companies, then become a hook -- taxpayers -- a hook for these things, either both ways. But I just think that's kind of interesting.
BAKER: Well, no, sir. It's not interesting, it's sad. It's sad and it's frightening. These politicians -- these are not leaders. These are nothing more than puppets and they're pageant winners. And this is what you get when you elect pageant winners: no critical thinking, no adherence to the Constitution of the United States. Forget about individual liberty and economic freedom. Economic freedom comes with a good side and a bad side. The good side: You make money and, hopefully, God willing, you get to keep some of it. The bad side: Your business might suck and you might make really dumb decisions and you might fail.
And Nancy Pelosi, that -- get another facelift, lady. She runs -- yesterday, they ask her, "Do Democrats have any responsibility here?" And what does she say? "No." Another reason why it's very rare to find a woman worthy of serving in political office.