Robert Wright: No Need to be Global-Governance Visionary to Oppose Bolton Nomination



My colleague Robert Wright, who authored the acclaimed Nonzero: The Logic of Human Destiny, penned a very smart op-ed on the currents of thinking around John Bolton’s nomination to the U.N. in Slate today. Here is an excerpt from the piece: . . .

Senator Frist’s Hypocrisy on the Use of Filibusters. . .



On Face the Nation in an interview with Bob Schieffer, Senator Frist states that the filibuster is legitimate if used to obtain more information. SCHIEFFER: “…why did you vote to filibuster Judge Richard Paez when President Clinton nominated him to the 9th Circuit?” Sen.