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Nancy Pelosi Using Gender Specific Speech, In Which She Moved To Ban From Legislation

Nancy Pelosi Using Gender Specific Speech, In Which She Moved To Ban From Legislation

by John Clore

9 months ago


 

 

 

Just one week after creating a House rules package removing the words from any legislation, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi referred to herself as “a wife, a mother, a grandmother, a daughter” during her opening of the impeachment debate.

She is technically not in violation of her own restrictions, as gendered language was only banned from legislation and other written texts, not speeches or conversation. However, there is something deeply ironic about forbidding others’ use of words while so prominently centering them in her speech.

 

 



Here she is using GENDER SPECIFIC TERMS

 

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