05/26/2007 07:35 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Reading The Pictures: Nancy's Timber


Beware overweighting any one symbol.

After successfully hammering the Prez for months, and playing the pictures perfectly, this commencement token -- gifted to Nancy Pelosi last Saturday at the University of San Francisco law school -- only pounded home this week's historic legislative embarrassment.

Just like the pic the NYT scored of Harry Reid in seeming surrender, good liberals have to wonder -- with Reid and Pelosi having let Bush off the hook on the Iraq funding bill -- how Nancy lost the handle on the only stick that matters.

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(image: Kimberly White/Reuters. San Francisco. May 19 , 2007. via YahooNews)