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Hot, Steaming Kofi

Weird coverage of the Bush UN speech on the front page of the WashPost this morning. Bush-bashing Dana Milbank gets to the president’s speech in paragraph 14. (No stenographers to power here!) He pays great attention to angry Kofi Annan and frustrated Jacques Chirac suggesting that the UN is in great danger for the first time since 1945 because of American unilateralism. But you have to wonder: Soviet unilateralism in Afghanistan and many other countries was apparently never a “fork in the road” for UN bureaucrats, was it?

Tim Graham — Tim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...

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