Maxine Waters pulls an oopsie

Maxine has been in the news again of late. She is one of the more entertaining of the Clowns of Congress, and has provided some great moments in American politics. This one is from about 9 months ago, when gas prices were really starting to go through the roof:

Socialize! Nationalize! The gummint's a-gonna take over! Can we all say "Hugo Chavez"?

Doesn't sound so far-fetched today, does it? I'm surprised that Obama hasn't made Maxine his Energy Czar.