The Kensington Review

25 August 2003

Latest Commentary:
Over the week-end, Bill Simon pulled out of the governor's race in the California recall farce. Mr. Simon said there were simply too many Republicans in the race. In doing so, he has highlighted the real flaw in the Republicans' plans -- with more than one candidate, they will lose. This sort of circular firing squad approach to elections is more often associated with the Democrats. Click here to read more.

Any idea that the United Nations was viewed by "the resistance" as an honest broker or interested neutral in the ongoing troubles in Iraq was blown to bits by the truck bomb that killed around 20 people at the UN's offices in Baghdad last week. While the UN lowered it flags to half-staff in mourning, Secretary-General Kofi Annan has been moved into the same camp as George Bush and Tony Blair. Reluctantly or not, the US, the UK and UN are all on the same side now. Click here for more.
Quotation of the Moment:
"I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashions."
-- Lillian Hellman, US Dramatist, in a letter to the House Committee on Un-American Activities, May 19, 1952

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