Thursday, April 05, 2007
Pelosi talks, middle east problem solved!
Pelosi is in the middle east.....using the liberal approach, we have been hearing about for 6-ish years, of dealing with terrorist supporting nation states...the approach? Simple, you talk to one side, then go to the other side and make up stuff about how the other side wants to make nice!
After visiting Israel and meeting Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, Pelosi then, I'm sure, using carbon friendly means made her way to Syria to meet President Bashar Assad. Syria is a supporter of Hamas and Islamic Jihad organizations which includes providing weapons to insurgents and terrorists in Iraq...and thus killing Americans! Thus, President Bush, the State Department, the U.S. Government, and even Olmert told Pelosi not to visit Syria...oh don't worry boys...I'm a women, I'm Nancy Pelosi and all these bad boys need is some talking to!
After the ill advised meeting Pelosi said she brought a message to Assad from Olmert saying that Israel was ready for peace talks. NOT TRUE....Olmert says differently! Where is the MSM on this?
From the Prime Minister Olmert's office:
She (Pelosi) said the meeting with the Syrian leader "enabled us to communicate a message from Prime Minister Olmert that Israel was ready to engage in peace talks as well."
According to officials in the Prime Minister's Office, however, this was not what transpired during her meeting with Olmert.
The officials said Olmert had told Pelosi that he thought her trip to Damascus was a mistake, and that when she asked - nevertheless - whether he had a message for Assad, Olmert said Syria should first stop supporting terrorism and "act like a normal country," and only then would Israel be willing to hold discussions.
UPDATE: Ok, the Washington Post has recognized this buffoonery! I wish it was better than Page A16, but at least someone is noticing....this is a very strong rebuke of Pelosi's foolishness on this trip...can you imagine the fire storm if a Republican Senator was doing things that, as Pelosi is doing, are tantamount to trying to setup and run a shadow government? As the WaPo says:
Two weeks ago Ms. Pelosi rammed legislation through the House of Representatives that would strip Mr. Bush of his authority as commander in chief to manage troop movements in Iraq. Now she is attempting to introduce a new Middle East policy that directly conflicts with that of the president. We have found much to criticize in Mr. Bush's military strategy and regional diplomacy. But Ms. Pelosi's attempt to establish a shadow presidency is not only counterproductive, it is foolish.