Friday, May 27, 2005

Why Bolton?

If you were looking for the person who would be the worst choice for U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, you would need to look no further than John Bolton. So why is Dubya so adamant about shoving this obviously destructive, anti-diplomatic, tantrum-throwing, unsuitable, incompetent bully down our throats?

Well, he has to.

He owes him 'big time'.

Remember 2000? Here's a little refresher course:

"I'm with the Bush-Cheney team, and I'm here to stop the count."

Those were the words John Bolton yelled as he burst into a Tallahassee library on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2000, where local election workers were recounting ballots cast in Florida's disputed presidential race between George W. Bush and Al Gore.

Bolton was one of the pack of lawyers for the Republican presidential ticket who repeatedly sought to shut down recounts of the ballots from Florida counties before those counts revealed that Gore had actually won the state's electoral votes and the presidency.

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