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AGAIN?! Pelosi Repeatedly BEGS White House Audience to Clap for Her: “That Was an Applause Line”

They say that true charisma is not having to ask for applause; it comes organically from resonating with an audience.

Yet, here we have former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, floundering on a platform, pleading with a silent audience for acknowledgment.

It’s almost comical.

Is there an issue with Pelosi’s message?

Or perhaps it’s her delivery?

Given the palpable disconnect on display, one might wager that it’s a combination of both.

Now, compare this to the charisma of leaders who command genuine public enthusiasm.

President Trump, for instance, is known for his magnetic rallies, where roaring applause and ecstatic crowds are par for the course.

There’s no need for him to pause and request claps — the energy is always present, undeniable, and fervent.

This contrast, while almost theatrical, highlights a deep-seated problem within the Democratic Party.

If they’re not connecting with their own supportive audiences, how can they claim to connect with the broader American populace?

The Jeb Bushes and Nancy Pelosis of the world may have their scripted “applause lines,” but it takes more than that to genuinely resonate with a crowd.

True connection comes from authenticity, a trait seemingly missing from Pelosi’s recent engagement.

Fox News has all the details:

Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., struggled to drum up support amid her remarks about the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) on Wednesday, insisting the audience should clap throughout certain parts of her speech.

Joined by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., at the White House to boast about the measure on its one-year anniversary, Pelosi touted what she believes to be benefits of the IRA, which she described as a “remarkable accomplishment.”

Pelosi said there is “no more urgent task than saving our planet,” claiming the issue of climate change is a “health issue,” an “economic issue,” and a “moral issue.”

“It’s a moral issue if you believe as I do that this planet is God’s creation. We have a moral responsibility to be good stewards of it. But even if you don’t, we can all agree we have a moral obligation to ensure strong, healthy, resilient communities for future generations,” she added.

Hearing no applause as she gathered her thoughts, Pelosi said to the tranquil crowd, “I think that’s an applause line.”

If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?

If Nancy Pelosi speaks at an event and no one claps, was there a speech?

These are the philosophical musings one might ponder as, once again, the former House Speaker found herself in the unenviable position of practically begging for applause.

Remember, this isn’t a one-time gaffe.

It’s quickly becoming Pelosi’s recurring theme, and one has to wonder — is the message lacking or is the messenger out of touch?

The Democrats, for years, have portrayed themselves as the party in sync with the average American.

They’ve sold themselves as the voice of the people, representing hopes, dreams, and aspirations.

However, recent events, punctuated by Pelosi’s latest faux pas, seem to suggest a disconnect — a disconnect between the promises made and the reality of a largely unenthusiastic audience.

This isn’t the first time Pelosi has had such an embarrassing moment.

She had her first “please clap” moment late last year.

‘Mr. President, thank you for unifying and inspiring a vision of a stronger, fairer, safer future for all our children. Your extraordinary leadership has made this glorious day possible,’ Pelosi earnestly said.

It was a line that, on paper, sounds like it should’ve been met with rapturous applause.



The silence was so glaring that Pelosi felt compelled to literally instruct the crowd on when to cheer.

A telling moment indeed.

The Daily Mail confirms that Pelosi has previously begged audiences to applaud for her:

Nancy Pelosi awkwardly struggled to excite a crowd celebrating the signing of Joe Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act on Tuesday.

Touting the president’s reconciliation bill as the path to drive down rampant inflation, the House Speaker was met with a lukewarm reception by the audience, who failed to cheer following her praises for Biden.

‘Mr. President, thank you for unifying and inspiring a vision of a stronger, fairer, safer future for all our children. Your extraordinary leadership has made this glorious day possible,’ Pelosi said, followed by a moment of silence from the crowd.

‘That’s an applause line,’ she followed up, signaling the crowd to cheer.

The Democrats would be wise to consider such moments as canaries in the coal mine.

Repeated instances of having to solicit applause are more than just minor blunders — they’re symptomatic of a party that may no longer resonate with its base.

Pelosi’s recurring plea for acknowledgment might just be the clearest indicator yet that the American people are growing weary, seeing through the rhetoric, and longing for genuine representation.

They’re waking up, and the alarm bell is ringing loud and clear.


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