Nancy Pelosi goes to Syria and gets branded a traitor and gets accused of “bad behavior” and possibly “criminal activities”. The media sure did eat up on this. Now fast forward to today and Condi Rice is heading over to Syria to meet with them:
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will meet Syria’s foreign minister in the first high-level talks between the countries in years, a U.S. official said Thursday, and the chief American military spokesman in Iraq said Syria had moved to reduce “the flow of foreign fighters” across its border.
But a substantive meeting between the United States and Iran â€” another U.S. opponent in the Mideast â€” appeared less certain. The Iraqi government is pressing for Rice and her Iranian counterpart to meet during the gathering, saying Washington’s conflict with the government in Tehran is only fueling Iraq’s instability.
“We expect that there will be a discussion between Secretary of State Rice and the Syrian foreign minister about Iraqi security issues,” said a senior State Department official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the meeting was still being arranged.
Aravosis asks the important question about this:
So does Pelosi get credit for the breakthrough in relations, or is Condi a traitor too?
I believe the media needs to ask this question to everyone who attacked Pelosi for her trip. I would start at the White House. Don’t forget to ask Cheney if Condi is now exhibiting “bad behavior”.