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“You look at everything happening up there in New York, and the Clinton people are all over it,” says a Foggy Bottom observer. “Holbrooke is up there openly campaigning for Annan and the U.N. It’s like they think the election never happened.”
Holbrooke has emerged as one of Annan’s and the U.N.’s most ardent supporters in the wake of that body’s embarrassing corruption scandals and the overly politicized, anti-American tenor Annan is perceived to have engendered.
Holbrooke has been pressing a pro-Annan line with the U.S. foreign policy, in an attempt to build support for Annan to remain as head of the U.N. Malloch Brown, who is British, is believed to have been the hand-picked choice of a group of Annan advisers, including Holbrooke.p>Holbrooke was thought to be at the least the second choice for Secretary of State, had Sen. John Kerry been elected. br> /p>
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?