Republicans (Star and Trinity here) are looking for someone -- anyone -- on the Democratic side to whom some negatives will stick given their decided lack of success in doing so to Obama a la Reverend Wright. White House Cheat Sheet: Republicans Try to Tar Pelosi When Nancy Pelosi was elected Speaker of the House in early 2007, Republican strategists could barely contain their glee, believing that the liberal, San Francisco congresswoman would make a perfect foil for them in future elections in the same way that Democrats used Newt Gingrich to hang around the necks of his Republican colleagues a decade ago. Pelosi's first several years proved a disappointment for those once-high Republican hopes as the California Democrat steered a liberal but not particularly high profile course in the House. Until the last seven days, that is. I'm certain the Hannity-Limbaugh-Coulter Axis of Evilwill attempt to use this for the next 6 months. They really have nothing else but character attacks as the world suffers a massive hangover of 30 years of Savage Capitalism.