Shorter Nancy Pelosi: America is hard.

As Jeryl Bier at The Weekly Standard reports, while addressing the Center for American Progress last week, Pelosi forgot that the Constitution is not, in fact, the Declaration of Independence:

Transcript via TWS:

“And so, it was 165 years ago, 165 years ago.  Imagine the courage it took for those women to go to Seneca Falls and do what they did there, to even leave home without their husband’s permission, or father’s, or whoever  it was.  To go to Seneca Falls, and to paraphrase what our founders said in the Constitution of the United States: they said the truths that are self-evident, that every man and woman, that men and women were created equal and that we must go forward in recognition of that.”

Bier also notes that the transcript posted at Pelosi’s website omits the gaffe. Funny, that! Funnier still? Mockery:

Ladies and gentlemen, the Constitution according to Nancy Pelosi:


We hold this truth to be self-evident: Nancy Pelosi is a dolt.