Pelosi Bows to Pressure, Backs Murtha

House Democratic leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco), has bowed to pressure — see here, here, and here — and has announced she is now backing Rep. Jack Murtha’s “out in 6 months” resolution on Iraq.

Of course, is not taking credit for this sudden turnaround — that belongs to her antiwar constituents, who kept up the heat on her. But we are glad that we had something to do with reversing what I called “The Shame of San Francisco.”

It’s a long way from shame to pride, but let’s see if Pelosi can now go the whole distance …