Friday, August 26, 2005

TPM: The Bolton Civil Wars

Steve Clemons, subbing for Josh Marshall at TPM, has been out in front of the breaking news of Bolton's first big move at the UN: The Bolton Civil Wars

For those who followed the Bolton battle from early March through August, one of the real issues with John Bolton is that he was constantly attempting to undermine Colin Powell, Richard Armitage and others but did so with Dick Cheney's blessing.

There is evidence bubbling to the surface—not altogether clear—but pointing to the possibility that Bolton has already stepped out of his holding pen and is undermining Condi Rice and Bob Zoellick—again with Dick Cheney's blessing.
Just when it looked like the grown-ups were back in charge...

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