Nancy Pelosi Booed and Heckled at Netroots Nation

Democratic minority leader, Nancy Pelosi, received less than a happy reception today at Netroots Nation (#NN13) as progressives booed and heckled her for allowing spying on U.S. Citizens.

Both Republican and Democratic congressional leadership are getting called out by their own parties following recent revelations that the United States Government is spying on it’s citizens.  Pelosi appearing at Netroots Nation 2013  took issue with the right calling Obama’s second term “Bush’s fourth Term.” alluding that Obama has continued and sometimes increased the very programs Obama said he would roll back.

SAN JOSE, Calif. — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was booed by progressive activists Saturday for defending President Obama on the NSA’s pelosi_NN13surveillance programs and suggesting that alleged leaker Edward Snowden broke the law.

Speaking in a wide-ranging Q&A session at this year’s Netroots Nation conference, Pelosi said it’s unfair to equate Obama and former President George W. Bush on the issue of surveillance.

“People on the far right are saying oh, this is the fourth term of President Bush,” the California Democrat said. “Absolutely, positively not so.”

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