Re: OT Pelosi is going down
- From: F. George McDuffee <gmcduffee@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 14 May 2009 15:28:23 -0500
On Thu, 14 May 2009 13:48:17 -0400, "vinny" <vinny@xxxxxxxx>
"Michael" <gailey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
I saw Nancy Pelosi's water boarding denials this morning on TV. I never saw
anybody so obviously guilty of lying, she is a very very poor liar. She
didn't want to be there and she basically ran from the podium to get away
from the questions. She will end up resigning over her inability to lie her
way out of this. And these are the people who represent us??
Well sir, I will look to heaven and thank the Lord if they come down on her.
She is the worst. She represents all the things I hate about our country.
She has too much power for someone almost none of us voted for.
FWIW -- I doubt that Ms. Pelosi is an intentional liar.
Based on considerable contact with business executives that
displayed similar behaviors [until their companies went bankrupt]
the problem is "selective listening" based on denial. The person
filters the information they pay conscious attention to, based on
the outcomes they want and their preconceptions.
This is a fatal characteristic in a leader for both their
organization and themselves.
The apparent reason that these people rise to leadership
positions is that their information filters match the information
filters of those above and around them, so they are seen as a
"team player," and they naturally step up a rung as the senior
people above them retire or are terminated.
Unka' George [George McDuffee]
He that will not apply new remedies,
must expect new evils:
for Time is the greatest innovator: and
if Time, of course, alter things to the worse,
and wisdom and counsel shall not alter them to the better,
what shall be the end?
Francis Bacon (1561-1626), English philosopher, essayist, statesman.
Essays, "Of Innovations" (1597-1625).