Friday, July 22, 2005
I was at work, and snuck in a quick radio listen to Hugh Hewitt. Apparently he aired this clip of Donald Trump speaking as an expert witness, I think televised on CSPAN yesterday. The clip comes to us courtesy of Radioblogger. It's about 20 minutes, and worth the listen to; I'd reprint the transcript here, but it's long and you should just go read it yourself at Radio Blogger as you listen. It is absolutely rich; and illustrates perfectly, the gross incompetence and mismanagement of the United Nations. Donald Trump's testimony regarding a proposed $1.5 billion refurbishing project of the UN building in NY, should be played and replayed everywhere; and for all those who still believe in the United Nations, it should be one more nail in the coffin of that brand of naivete. Before I really got into politics, I had this vague, Star Trek-style, United Federation of Planets utopian idealistic notion of the UN. After I got politically active, all the liberal kool-aid I've been drinking all these many years has left a sour aftertaste and a sobering reality. You should not even have to read a Claudia Rossett piece or Jed Babbin's book to recognize the utter corruption, moral wasteland, and laughable ineptitude that is the United Nations.