Thunder Bolton To Represent U.S.

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    Thunder Bolton
    By R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.
    Published 3/10/2005 12:06:19 AM
    WASHINGTON -- Given the deplorable moral condition of the United Nations over the past dozen years, I have longed for the arrival of an American representative of the quality of Pat Moynihan or Jeane Kirkpatrick. Admittedly a Moynihan or a Kirkpatrick are rare finds, but surely some stentorian voice could be found to abuse the United Nations with a recitation of democratic values. Now President Bush has found one in nominating the State Department's John Bolton to serve where Moynihan and Kirkpatrick served so memorably.

    How fine a choice is Bolton? Well consider this response from Senator Jean-Francois Kerry: "this is just about the most inexplicable appointment the president could make to represent the United States to the world community." As a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, our Francophile friend will be reviewing Bolton's nomination. For his appearance before Kerry's committee I suggest Bolton bring along a copy of Michelin's Guide Rouge. Get the senator off on a discussion of his favorite Parisian restaurants. Ask him how he likes his canard. In fact congratulate him on his canard. Inquire as to why the French can never get the vichyssoise to the table while it is still warm. The senator is easily distracted.

    This bosh about the "world community" is a favorite refuge from reality for him and his liberal friends. The reality is that his "world community" has sat back and allowed barbarism to endure in hellholes such as Rwanda and the Sudan. It has allowed rogue nations to acquire weapons of mass destruction and to pose a threat to world peace out of all proportion to each nation's strength and importance. When Moynihan and Kirkpatrick defended democratic values at the United Nations they were facing both a military threat (the Soviet Bloc) and an ideological threat (Marxist Leninism) that threatened the very existence of Western civilization. The threat of today's rogue states is the threat of a homicidal nuisance. They can disrupt civilization but have no alternative to it. That is why it is so absurd to allow them to continue as threats.

    http://www.spectator.org/dsp_article.asp?art_id=7868
     
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    anyone that kerry hates seems perfect to me
     
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    Oh I think we're going to like him just fine, :teeth:

    http://medienkritik.typepad.com/blog/2005/03/president_bush_.html#more

     
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    Sanity - what a concept!
     
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    I think what's so ironic (for lack of a better descriptive) is this apparent disdain on the part of many liberals and U.N apologists against a man that would most likely be a force to be reckoned with. Really what is it they want? They just don't seem to want the U.N held accountable for anything!
     
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    What is it the liberals want? Of course you know - they lust for world domination with total unaccountability. All without firing a shot of course.

    Glad to see Mr. "Thunder Bolt" on the scene. I like it when "ugly American capitalists" can call a spade a spade.
     
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    Me, too. It's like being stuck in a room where everyone is talking sideways gibberish, and suddenly someone cuts through with the plain truth. Refreshing, liberating, and life-affirming.
     

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