Did Paul Ryan Dodge A Hug From Nancy Pelosi?

These are the important questions, people.

“Dodge” is how Charlie Spiering at Breitbart is characterizing the moment Ryangot the gavel:

Yeah, I guess? She does sort of lean in there, and he’sjust like, “Let’s keep it professional,ma’am.” Or maybe she was just being a jittery nervouswreck as usual. I’m pretty sure she can tremble so fast, shemoves through solid matter like the Flash.

One thing’s for sure: Nancy finally got her hands on thegavel of office again and immediately had to give it up!That’s a welcome sight to those of us who remember this:


And it’s a damn sight better than this:

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (L) hands Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) the speaker's gavel during the first session of the 114th Congress in the House Chambers January 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

I know not everybody is sold on Ryan as Speaker of the House,and I’m reserving judgment one way or the other, but this isa good first step. Slow it down there, Palomino.