Speed Reads

make it stop

Nancy Pelosi debuts ridiculously lame nickname for Trump's Supreme Court

The Democratic Party was dealt a massive blow Wednesday when the Supreme Court ruled on a pivotal union fees case, effectively sticking a knife in "the one remaining bastion of the American labor movement." But anyone worried about public unions, or future conservative court rulings, can rest assured: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is here, and she has a witty nickname that is going to solve everything.

Addressing the Supreme Court's union fees decision Thursday, Pelosi said: "The Supreme Court became the Supreme Corp." In case you didn't catch that, she explained: "That's in short for 'corporation.' They are handmaidens of corporate America."

Alas, cute nicknames might not be quite the "tooth and nail" tactics that some Democrats were hoping for. Jeva Lange