On Tuesday, the United Nations again made itself an international laughing stock – except perhaps to the American taxpayers who continue to foot 22 percent of the bill – by appointing North Korea chair of the U.N. Conference on Disarmament.Well, it is for only four weeks, and it's not like they were the first pick; it works via alphabetical order, and Madagascar or some other country already got their shot (My pun, can you feel it?). It still makes me wonder why the rest of the U.N. conference can't just skip over North Korea like short people get skipped to play basketball and maybe pick a country that is not so insane, like Nigeria.
In other news, Mayors Against Guns has picked Lee Boyd Malvo to be the next spokesman against gun violence.
Even if it is ultimately harmless and not as completely insane as it sounds, we shouldn't be funding inefficiently stupid UN activities we cannot afford.
I think it's telling about the anti-rights cultist that I can't tell whether or not that last sentence is a joke.
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