“How can we possibly go to war without the approval of the United Nations?”

This question would make sense if there was a big red button marked “START WAR” in a locked closet at the U.N. Secretariat, and we had to beg Kofi Annan for the keys. The United States can go to war whenever it likes for its own reasons, and all the United Nations can do is pass more worthless paper. The only way a resolution could stop a truly determined president would be if they wrapped it around a rock and threw it at George W. Bush’s head.

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