Friday, September 25, 2009

United Nations Starting to Look United

Rightwingers always like to say the United Nations is weak. Well, it turns out that it's only as weak as the level of U.S. engagement. When Obama appointed Susan Rice as United States ambassador to the United Nations, he designated that position a cabinet position, signifying its importance in the Obama administration. Obama has also stepped up U.S. foreign policy, engaging WITH the world, and now the United Nations is starting to look like it could be a powerful force.