Wednesday, June 21, 2006

The U.N. Fiddles...

Lou Minatti says that greed for oil is preventing the U.N. Security Council from imposing sanctions on Sudan, aimed at trying to stop the genocide in Darfur. Greedy for oil--that would be the Americans, right? Think again. The sanctions have been proposed by the Brits, strongly supported by the U.S., and blocked by...? I'll give you three guesses. They might all be right. Meanwhile, Darfur is looking a lot like Rome under Nero, at least figuratively. (Yes, I know that he didn't really fiddle while Rome burned, but work with me here. It's creative license, okay?)

HT: Instapundit