Nancy Pelosi finished her disastrous stint as Speaker of the House with the same eerie disconnect from reality that she has made her trademark.
Speaker Pelosi was asked, "Do you have regrets that you didn't use the 2 years that you had total Democratic control of government to focus more on jobs and especially the debt which we did not hear much at all from you?"
Pelosi, speaking on her last day as Speaker of the House, said, "No, we have no regrets. … Deficit reduction has been a high priority for us, it is our mantra; pay as you go."
Meanwhile, back in reality:
According to official debt figures published by the U.S. Treasury, the Democrat controlled 111th Congress added $3.22 trillion ($3,220,103,625,307.29) to the national debt — more than the new debt accumulated by the first 100 Congresses combined.
The 110th Congress added the second largest amount to the national debt — $1.957 trillion…