Friday, June 17, 2005

Dems lead US pullout from UN

Senate Democrats, despite their minority status, have begun to achieve something which Republicans have only dreamed of -- a U.S. withdrawal from the United Nations.

Thanks to a Democrat filibuster on John Bolton's nomination as U.S. Ambassador to the U.N., the United States has effectively disengaged from the global peacemaking body, leaving Republican strategists scrambling to reclaim ownership of the 'U.S.-out-of-U.N.' movement.