Tuesday :: Apr 3, 2007

Pelosi Shrugs Off White House BS On Syria


by Steve

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Pelosi’s trip to Syria today is going well, as is her messaging in response to the White House’s pathetic whining:

Pelosi shrugged off White House criticism of her visit, saying in Lebanon on Monday that it was an "excellent idea" for her and other lawmakers — Democrats and Republicans alike — to go to there. “We have no illusions but great hopes” for her talks with Assad, Pelosi said.
"It’s interesting because three of our colleagues, who are all Republicans, were in Syria yesterday and I didn’t hear the White House speaking out about that," Pelosi said Monday, referring to the Sunday meeting of Reps. Frank Wolf, Joe Pitts and Robert Aderholt with Assad in Damascus.
"I think that it was an excellent idea for them to go,” Pelosi said. “And I think it’s an excellent idea for us to go, as well."

Right message, right tone. Josh and ThinkProgress note the White House BS and the fact that the media as usual swallowed the story line without checking the hypocrisy first.

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