Monday, June 20, 2005

Bolton Blocked: Bully Busted By Blowhards; Bush Baffled

If anything, the failure to reach cloture on the Bolton nomination tonight only reinforces my opinion that the Bush administration should see if it can salvage any leverage at all by dropping the nomination. I'm not in favor of the recess appointment, though I think it's at least a 50/50 proposition at this point. Bolton has become a liability, and politics requires, at times, the facing of facts. Bush has gone beyond the call of duty on this one; it's time to let it go...

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