I put together this little video the other day to try and make a point. During the video I hold up a particular book that talks about, generally, some of the stuff I am gettting at in the video. Here’s the vid…
After I had created the video (which I recorded on Valentine’s Day) I was reading a bit about someone who is hated because of her name. She, too, mentioned the book I held up during the video, which leads to the second half of this post.
The full interview with “The Daugher of the Anti-Christ [sic]” is available here. It is the sad fact that many Republicans actually call someone by that name which illustrates what a sad fact it is.
Alexandra P followed around the McCain/Palin campaign during the election after it became clear that they were going to lose, badly. I wrote a bit about why that was a while back.
Here’s what AP observed…(the person, not the media organization). Let’s start with the connection to my video (and the random book I spied while making it). From the narrator…
When Alexandra Pelosi made the Emmy-winning documentary “Journeys With George” in 2000, about her 18 months on the campaign trail with soon-to-be-President George W. Bush, her mother, Nancy, was not yet speaker of the House, and the name “Pelosi” was not yet an epithet on the lips of Republicans.
Eight years later, Pelosi went back out on the GOP campaign trail and into the lion’s den, in the waning days of John McCain’s failed bid for the White House. In her latest film, “Right America: Feeling Wronged,” which debuts on HBO Monday night, Pelosi attends McCain and Sarah Palin rallies in 28 states and puts her microphone in the faces of some very passionate conservatives. As defeat looms, she watches the Republican base go through a very public grieving process, with most of the stages that psychiatrist Elisabeth Kübler-Ross described — denial, depression and a whole lot of anger — but not very much acceptance. Salon spoke to Pelosi by phone.
And then we get on to the question and answer portion of the article….