One can only imagine how the ACLU is writhing in discomfort because of its glee over an anti-Bush tirade from the podium of the UN while remaining unalterably opposed to the use of religion in a public setting which, if the is a God, will lead to the entire organization collapsing in on itself like a stellar idea disintegrating into an intellectual black hole.
The other nutcase who must be having a problem with this is Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who is busy trying to figure out how to foment a full-blown Islamic attack on the Vatican to punish Pope Benedict for having quoted a conversation which took place SEVEN HUNDRED YEARS AGO.
How does Ahmadinejad applaud Chavez using enough Catholic symbology to be included in the next Dan Brown novel as a way to attack his other enemy, President Bush? I guess there are good Crusaders and bad Crusaders.
As for the United Nations in general, my advice has not changed: Move it to Darfur. See how much laughter and clapping that generates.
On the Secret Decoder Ring today: Links to the Census Bureau's table of Venezuelan imports, a link to the LA Times piece, a link to the Buckaroo Bonzai reference; a Mullfoto showing why life in Your Nation's Capital is so complicated, and another "Clinton Thought Balloon Contest" Catchy Caption of the Day.