Monday, December 04, 2006

A bad day at the UN... Annan speaks up and Bolton drops out. (updated)

Iraq worse than under Saddam, says UN chiefUNbelievable:
Kofi Annan today bitterly criticised the Iraq war, saying Iraqis suffered greater fear than under Saddam Hussein.

The United Nations Secretary General said the level of violence was "much worse than in civil wars that were fought in Lebanon and other places.
Good riddance Kofi.

[Bush:]I am deeply disappointed that a handful of United States Senators prevented Ambassador Bolton from receiving the up or down vote he deserved in the Senate. They chose to obstruct his confirmation, even though he enjoys majority support in the Senate, and even though their tactics will disrupt our diplomatic work at a sensitive and important time. This stubborn obstructionism ill serves our country, and discourages men and women of talent from serving their Nation.
Bolton's letter of resignation.

Bluey says blame the GOP.

Rick Santorum for our next UN Ambassador!

Previous: A John Bolton roundup...

Update: Bolton's record of effectiveness.

Update #2: Cox & Forkum chime in...

Parting Shot

Update #3: Glenn Beck joins in wishing him good riddance ...

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