We Meant To Do That

I think Josh Marshall pretty much calls it with regard to our "disappointment" with the Security Council.  My biggest question is how responsible was Powell for going to the U.N. in the first place, and whether he’ll leave the Administration as a result.  Robin Cook’s resignation got me to hoping, but I think Powell’s too much of a loyalist to quit in the middle of a war.  However, if, as many fear, things go terribly awry both in Iraq and beyond, and the Administration continues to undercut Powell’s efforts to repair our diplomatic standing, then I think it’s possible he might leave before the end of the year, especially if he still harbors Presidential ambitions...

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