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39. Way to go, Madam Speaker!
Edited on Wed Apr-04-07 04:57 PM by seafan
Judging from the beaming smiles, she was well received indeed. This must be SUCH AN EMBARRASSMENT for poor George....



U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi shakes hands with Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem after a meeting in Damascus April 4,2007.REUTERS /SANA(SYRIA)



U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi smiles as a Saudi policeman salutes upon her arrival in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, April 4, 2007. President George W. Bush voiced displeasure on Tuesday with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's trip to Syria, saying it sends mixed signals to the region and to the government of President Bashar Assad. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)



US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi(C) talks to the press at Damascus airport. Pelosi said on Wednesday she was ready to promote peace between Syria and Israel, after talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad that have drawn White House wrath.(AFP/Louai Beshara)



US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visits Damascus' old city, 3 April 2007. Pelosi is holding talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on a two-day trip to Damascus that has infuriated the White House.(AFP/File/Louai Beshara)



U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi leads a group of Congress members as she arrives to meet Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus April 4, 2007. REUTERS/ Khaled al-Hariri (SYRIA)



Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem, right, stands with U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in Damascus on Wednesday, April 4, 2007 in Damascus. House Speaker Pelosi met Syrian government officials Wednesday for talks criticized by the White House as undermining American efforts to isolate the hard-line Arab country. Pelosi is expected to meet with Syrian President Bashar Assad later Wednesday. (AP Photo/Bassem Tellawi).



Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem welcomes U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in Damascus on Wednesday, April 4, 2007. House Speaker Pelosi met Syrian government officials Wednesday for talks criticized by the White House as undermining American efforts to isolate the hard-line Arab country. Pelosi is expected to meet with Syrian President Bashar Assad later Wednesday. (AP Photo/Bassem Tellawi).



Syrian vice President Farouq al-Sharaa talks with U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in Damascus on Wednesday, April 4, 2007. House Speaker Pelosi met Syrian government officials Wednesday for talks criticized by the White House as undermining American efforts to isolate the hard-line Arab country. (AP Photo/Bassem Tellawi).



Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem (R) welcomes US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi at Damascus airport, 3 April 2007. Pelosi holds talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday on a two-day trip to Damascus that has infuriated the White House(AFP/Louai Beshara)



A vendor gives pistachios to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi at a souk (marketplace) in Damascus April 3, 2007. (Jamal Saidi/Reuters)



House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (L) shakes hand with women inside the Umayyad mosque during a tour in Damascus, April 3, 2007. (Jamal Saidi/Reuters)



House Speaker Nancy Pelosi exits the plane upon her arrival at the Damascus airport, April 3, 2007. (Khaled al-Hariri/Reuters)



A Syrian vendor, right, offers nuts to the U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, left, during her tour at a popular market in downtown Damascus, Syria, Tuesday April 3, 2007. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Syria on Tuesday, the highest-ranking American politician to visit the country since relations began to deteriorate four years ago. President George W. Bush criticized the trip, saying it sends mixed signals to President Bashar Assad. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)



U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, wears a scarf inside Ommayad Mosque during her tour at a popular market in downtown Damascus, Syria, Tuesday April 3, 2007. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Syria on Tuesday, the highest-ranking American politician to visit the country since relations began to deteriorate four years ago. President George W. Bush criticized the trip, saying it sends mixed signals to President Bashar Assad. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)





Republican presidential hopeful former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney speaks to employees at the Pioneer Hybrids facility, Wednesday, April 4, 2007, in Johnston, Iowa. Earlier Wednesday at the Iowa statehouse in Des Moines Romney called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's trip to Syria outrageous and accused Democrats in Washington of playing politics with Iraq. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)



US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (C) visits Damascus' old city. US President George W. Bush on Tuesday condemned Pelosi's visit to Syria as "counterproductive" and warned against offering Iran any "quid pro quos" to free 15 British captives.(AFP/Louai Beshara)




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  -Looks like they all love Nancy! [PICS] blogslut  Apr-04-07 04:06 PM   #0 
  - Well look at that. An American who knows how to be diplomatic,  myrna minx   Apr-04-07 04:07 PM   #1 
  - An American that could find Syria on the map & name the capital and leaders  LynneSin   Apr-04-07 04:26 PM   #28 
  - LOL!  The Backlash Cometh   Apr-04-07 04:46 PM   #35 
  - I'm just happy to finally have a leader in DC  Spiffarino   Apr-04-07 05:14 PM   #44 
     - Actually Hastert has found his ass...  MN Against Bush   Apr-04-07 07:46 PM   #65 
  - classy  emilyg   Apr-05-07 12:02 AM   #92 
     - When she was a mom changing diapers, staying up with a sick child, that  Sequoia   Apr-05-07 01:34 PM   #117 
  - What a contrast to the "welcome" Bush Admin. personnel get!  AndyA   Apr-04-07 04:07 PM   #2 
  - That will take a LOT of undoing!  Raksha   Apr-04-07 09:23 PM   #73 
  - Can we just kick Ws ass out right now and install Nancy  wtmusic   Apr-04-07 04:08 PM   #3 
  - heh - - that's why I posted that poll about the 1st woman president.  blm   Apr-04-07 04:09 PM   #7 
  - Nancy for president in 2007  diane in sf   Apr-04-07 07:25 PM   #60 
     - "Nancy for President 2007"...that's like music to my ears. ..n/t  Just-plain-Kathy   Apr-04-07 10:28 PM   #83 
  - That is so heartening. Diplomacy. Who woulda thunk it?  BushDespiser12   Apr-04-07 04:08 PM   #4 
  - watch and learn Condi, watch and learn...  sabra   Apr-04-07 04:08 PM   #5 
  - It's refreshing to see Speaker Nancy Pelosi  myrna minx   Apr-04-07 04:10 PM   # 
  - she's doomed to failure  Jacobin   Apr-04-07 04:11 PM   #17 
  - and therefore future "fiscal opportunities" for all the PNAC enablers...  YOY   Apr-05-07 07:41 AM   #100 
  - Did you catch Donald Trump's excellent riff on Condi?  Virginia Dare   Apr-05-07 08:03 AM   #102 
     - Yes. I did hear that  Jacobin   Apr-05-07 01:58 PM   #121 
  - she might watch and definitely learn if she did--but it all in the execution  Supersedeas   Apr-04-07 04:33 PM   #30 
  - oh yes, learn how to dress too.  alyce douglas   Apr-04-07 09:31 PM   #76 
  - No kidding  SusanaMontana41   Apr-04-07 11:41 PM   #91 
  - Now that is a real President for America! nt  goclark   Apr-04-07 04:08 PM   #6 
  - She looks very Presidential!  helderheid   Apr-04-07 04:09 PM   #8 
  - Yes - reminds me off how people always greeted Bill Clinton. nt  bananas   Apr-04-07 04:51 PM   #37 
  - And I do too!  bigwillq   Apr-04-07 04:09 PM   #9 
  - I was expecting her to be in a floating throne, like Threepio.  Lautremont   Apr-04-07 04:09 PM   #10 
  - And two different approaches to "battling terrorism."  mzmolly   Apr-05-07 12:18 PM   #109 
  - Happy rec'd! She positively glows!  babylonsister   Apr-04-07 04:10 PM   #11 
  - Nancy  enid602   Apr-04-07 04:10 PM   #12 
  - I keep trying to picture Condi in those pics  Prisoner_Number_Six   Apr-04-07 04:10 PM   #13 
  - took my idea. absolutely.  antifaschits   Apr-04-07 05:16 PM   #46 
  - Nope - feigned attempts at badgering a Russian emissary maybe...but not this  Supersedeas   Apr-05-07 10:38 AM   #106 
  - It looks like they're all saying:  Jacobin   Apr-04-07 04:10 PM   #14 
  - Yep - all smiles  Annces   Apr-04-07 04:11 PM   #15 
  - Tons of love right here  blogslut   Apr-04-07 04:11 PM   #16 
  - Those pics give me a  zidzi   Apr-04-07 04:12 PM   #18 
  - "ain't" that the truth!  hlthe2b   Apr-04-07 04:26 PM   #27 
  - Another reason to impeach * and chaney.  Done   Apr-04-07 04:13 PM   #19 
  - Right! Another excellent reason  zidzi   Apr-04-07 04:42 PM   #33 
  - dupe  Sequoia   Apr-05-07 01:54 PM   #119 
  - President Pelosi does have a nice ring to it  catmandu57   Apr-04-07 04:13 PM   # 
  - I'm proud to be an American today!  No Surrender   Apr-04-07 04:13 PM   #20 
  - I wish I could smile like that when the world is going to hell...eom  TheBorealAvenger   Apr-04-07 04:15 PM   #21 
  - If only Pelosi were POTUS....  danagsk8   Apr-04-07 05:38 PM   #52 
  - They're all smiling because because they are are increasingly hopeful that  diane in sf   Apr-04-07 07:33 PM   #62 
  - She's doing the brilliant Dr. Rice's job for her  downstairsparts   Apr-04-07 04:16 PM   #22 
  - Asad was potentially a reformer and the US should have reached out long ago  HamdenRice   Apr-04-07 04:17 PM   #23 
  - I have been wondering about that.  ieoeja   Apr-05-07 01:07 PM   #113 
  - I really wish she would run  Marrah_G   Apr-04-07 04:19 PM   #24 
  - But..but..she's undermining Preznut Bush's policies of bluster and blockheadedness!!  Tierra_y_Libertad   Apr-04-07 04:20 PM   #25 
  - Don't forget the balderdash, ham-handedness and boobery.  Kurovski   Apr-04-07 05:18 PM   #48 
  - The bombastic boastfulness!  Patsy Stone   Apr-04-07 08:19 PM   #66 
     - The repetitive ransacking of the republic!  Kurovski   Apr-04-07 08:34 PM   #68 
        - Damn!  Patsy Stone   Apr-04-07 08:45 PM   #69 
           - The chastising fum-fumpery! The closeted man-pumpery!  Kurovski   Apr-04-07 09:47 PM   #81 
              - The hrumph-bumph white rappery! The fake truth failed memory!  byronius   Apr-05-07 12:17 AM   #93 
              - Oh, YES. That would be a fine  Kurovski   Apr-05-07 08:23 PM   #126 
              - "The closeted man-pumpery!" BWAH!!  WinkyDink   Apr-05-07 07:19 AM   #97 
  - ROFL!!!  tnlefty   Apr-04-07 09:26 PM   #74 
  - georgie is probably not to happy between Ahamdinejad letting  alyce douglas   Apr-04-07 09:36 PM   #79 
  - Have you ever seen such genuine smiles on all the parties involved?  Straight Shooter   Apr-04-07 04:20 PM   #26 
  - Exactly! They are smiling so  zidzi   Apr-04-07 04:43 PM   #34 
  - I know exactly what you mean!  Straight Shooter   Apr-04-07 05:49 PM   #53 
  - Me too - they're not "phony" smiles at all  Laurab   Apr-04-07 09:41 PM   #80 
  - too bad for the GOP  SoFlaJet   Apr-04-07 04:47 PM   #36 
  - Perhaps they all hate Bush  Alcibiades   Apr-04-07 11:02 PM   #86 
  - Hmmm...maybe impeachment is back on the table.  BringEmOn   Apr-04-07 04:29 PM   #29 
  - Mrs. Pelosi is the kind of woman, no matter her age, men simply fall in  monmouth   Apr-04-07 04:37 PM   #31 
  - she learned diplomacy by watching her dad and brother  madrchsod   Apr-04-07 04:38 PM   #32 
  - She makes me so proud to be a Democrat.  seasonedblue   Apr-04-07 04:52 PM   #38 
  - Way to go, Madam Speaker!  seafan   Apr-04-07 04:55 PM   #39 
  - great comment!  blogslut   Apr-04-07 05:11 PM   #42 
  - Oh that last pic of Bush is good  Annces   Apr-04-07 05:15 PM   #45 
  - "Quid pro quos" for Iranian hostages?  dansolo   Apr-04-07 07:45 PM   #64 
  - Wow, those photos are so powerful  aaronbees   Apr-04-07 09:33 PM   #78 
  - I notice Tom Lantos standing next to her...  Virginia Dare   Apr-05-07 08:07 AM   #103 
  - And, considering the fact that he's Jewish and in Syria  rateyes   Apr-05-07 10:24 AM   #104 
  - Strolling an Arab market? No flackjacket?  NastyDiaper   Apr-05-07 01:12 PM   #115 
  - I STILL HAVE GOOSE BUMPS looking at these pictures! She is awesome!  Ilsa   Apr-04-07 04:56 PM   #40 
  - Damn beautiful!  lonestarnot   Apr-04-07 04:57 PM   #41 
  - Is that Davy Jones of the Monkees in the last pic?  vireo   Apr-04-07 05:11 PM   # 
  - Assad looks like Gargamel  Spiffarino   Apr-04-07 05:11 PM   #43 
  - Her actions are counterproductive. Bush wants more hate and more war, and  milkyway   Apr-04-07 05:18 PM   #47 
  - Thanks for the pics.  mmonk   Apr-04-07 05:21 PM   #49 
  - Wow  dancingAlone   Apr-04-07 05:25 PM   #50 
  - She is the smartest player so far,  Error   Apr-04-07 05:36 PM   #51 
     - It's too bad Hillary  dancingAlone   Apr-05-07 12:39 PM   #111 
  - This is bittersweet  riverdeep   Apr-04-07 05:55 PM   #54 
  - She makes me proud to be an American!  sicksicksick_N_tired   Apr-04-07 06:04 PM   #55 
  - These photos  blogslut   Apr-04-07 06:11 PM   #56 
  - How could they not?  Gregorian   Apr-04-07 06:28 PM   #57 
  - First Class Lady!! That's for sure! I'm so Proud of her!  onecent   Apr-04-07 06:42 PM   #58 
  - I'd love to see old smoothie, Chirac, kissing her hand! What  KCabotDullesMarxIII   Apr-04-07 06:55 PM   #59 
  - Thrilling pictures!  disndat   Apr-04-07 07:32 PM   #61 
  - Not a Bush smirk nor a Cheney sneer in evidence anywhere. You go, gal!  MasonJar   Apr-04-07 07:38 PM   #63 
  - What's not to love?  Glimmer of Hope   Apr-04-07 08:23 PM   #67 
  - The last pic is of Nancy and King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, right?  roamer65   Apr-04-07 08:54 PM   #70 
  - Looks like him. When and where did they meet?- Didn't hear about it,  leveymg   Apr-05-07 01:06 PM   #112 
  - Sad isn't it, when the Speaker of the House has to take over foreign policy  NEOBuckeye   Apr-04-07 09:15 PM   #71 
  - Sad? Only circumstantially. Actually, the Presidency needs some cutting back.  leveymg   Apr-05-07 01:11 PM   #114 
  - Just by looking at these pics, I now dream of  Amonester   Apr-04-07 09:17 PM   #72 
  - Now that's what you call diplomacy, and class.  alyce douglas   Apr-04-07 09:29 PM   #75 
  - Gore/Pelosi 2008? n/t  Raksha   Apr-04-07 09:33 PM   #77 
  - Pelosi/Gore 2008? n/t  donheld   Apr-05-07 04:00 AM   #95 
  - She looks genuinely interested and involved...  NastyRiffraff   Apr-04-07 10:04 PM   #82 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-04-07 10:54 PM   #84 
  - Huh? Broadbrush much??nt  nam78_two   Apr-04-07 11:40 PM   #90 
  - Have you ever seen rice get this kind of attention?  Bitwit1234   Apr-04-07 11:00 PM   #85 
  - Can you say "President Pelosi"?  eridani   Apr-04-07 11:22 PM   #87 
  - Rolls mellifluously off of the tounge doesn't it?  libnnc   Apr-04-07 11:28 PM   #88 
  - "Is this that theyah diplermacy thing everyone is talking about"  nam78_two   Apr-04-07 11:38 PM   #89 
  - That's because Nany Pelosi knows how to act like she's got some sense.  KeepItReal   Apr-05-07 01:05 AM   #94 
  - Pelosi '07!  Island Blue   Apr-05-07 05:26 AM   #96 
  - There once was a Speaker named Nancy......  WinkyDink   Apr-05-07 07:28 AM   #98 
  - This photo is equally impressive of a true president  E-Z-B   Apr-05-07 07:37 AM   #99 
  - But, but, but, she's sending mixed signals...  Virginia Dare   Apr-05-07 08:02 AM   #101 
  - He's already rotted...  rateyes   Apr-05-07 10:28 AM   #105 
  - notice how the smiles are genuine, instead of the "deer in the headlights" look every dignitary gets  Lerkfish   Apr-05-07 11:33 AM   #107 
  - THIS is how we battle "terrorism!" We stop giving people an excuse to dehumanize one another.  mzmolly   Apr-05-07 12:16 PM   #108 
  - And they're all thinking the same thing. "Finally, a SANE person."  sfexpat2000   Apr-05-07 12:19 PM   #110 
  - Finally, a SANE American  dancingAlone   Apr-05-07 01:24 PM   #116 
  - GW doesn't know how to extend his hand without forming a fist  Col Jack D Ripper   Apr-05-07 01:38 PM   #118 
  - How could one not love her.  The Stranger   Apr-05-07 01:57 PM   #120 
  - Each one of these guys....  Aviation Pro   Apr-05-07 02:40 PM   #122 
  - Go Nancy!  Scurrilous   Apr-05-07 03:24 PM   #123 
  - In a Democratic Administration maybe she should be a Sec. of State n/t  Cascadian   Apr-05-07 03:32 PM   #124 
  - Has she lost some weight?  cassiepriam   Apr-05-07 03:37 PM   #125 
 

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