Democrats Block Bolton Again
Gardiner, Nile, Human Events
U.S. Needs Straight-Talking Ambassador at United Nations
"A capacity for straight talking rather than peddling half-truths is a strength and not a disadvantage in diplomacy," wrote Margaret Thatcher in a letter of support for John Bolton. "In the case of a great power like America, it is essential that people know where you stand and assume you know what you say."
It is unfortunate that the words of the former British prime minister, who has strongly backed Bolton's nomination to be U.S. ambassador to the UN, have not been heeded by his detractors on Capitol Hill. Instead, they have embarked upon an odious campaign of character assassination that has undermined American …
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Publication information: Article title: Democrats Block Bolton Again. Contributors: Gardiner, Nile - Author. Magazine title: Human Events. Volume: 61. Issue: 22 Publication date: June 27, 2005. Page number: 1+. © Human Events Publishing, Inc. Feb 16, 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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