Lost on the Road to Damascus - Yahoo! NewsCOMMENTARY | White House policy stumbles into Syria began before Barack Obama became president. It was 2007 when House Speaker Nancy Pelosi hit the road for Damascus, overriding Bush state department criticism of her attempted rogue diplomacy. What wish-fulfillment fantasies compelled Pelosi to visit a country officially listed as a "state sponsor of terror?
"The road to Damascus is the road to peace!" Pelosi enthused.
It's taken all this time for the White House to impose half-hearted sanctions--now that 900 people were mowed down by Iran's butt-buddy Assad.