Bolton, as you no doubt know, just got himself a recess appointment. I tend to think this is excellent news for our effectiveness at the UN: not only will other countries look at our deranged ambassador with the loathing and hostility his comments so richly deserve, but they'll know he was such an extremist that our own Senate, nutty though it may be, never approved him. I'm sure he'll be plenty listened to.
You know, or ignored, patronized, and sabotaged.
Over on the right, James Joyner doesn't think this is such a hot idea either:
This strikes me as a big mistake.