Radio talk show host Dennis Prager mentioned this editorial in the Los Angeles Times as evidence that editorial writers don't inhabit the same reality as the rest of us -- and he's right.
Yet [the United Nations is] also utterly indispensable. Warts and all, it is the world's only meaningful bulwark against nuclear proliferation, human-rights violations, genocide and wars of conquest.
This is the United Nations that has had Sudan, Cuba and Saudi Arabia on its "human rights" commission. This is the same U.N. that has done exactly what regarding nuclear proliferation? Genocide? Ask the Rwandans how much of a bulwark the U.N. was regarding that. Wars of conquest? When has the U.N. stopped one?