2020 vision: The End of the Line for Bolton
- The End of the Line for Bolton
In these dangerous times, we cannot afford to put at risk our
nation's ability to successfully wage and win the war on terror with
a controversial and ineffective ambassador to the United Nations."
-- Sen. George Voinovich
Please Act Now!
Bolton's nomination is currently being debated, and the vote is
scheduled for tomorrow night.
Send a message to your Senators
Tell a friend
With the end of the crisis over judicial nominations, the Senate is
finally ready to take up the nomination of John Bolton for Ambassador
to the United Nations. If we are ever going to speak up, the time is
Please take a moment to send a message to your Senators.
By now, I don't need to remind you why we must oppose this
nomination. Bolton's contempt for international agreements of any
kind is well known. His specific disdain for the United Nations has
been ably documented. His aggressive and undiplomatic interpersonal
skills have been exposed. And his role in changing intelligence
reports to suit his political views, compounded by his habit of
punishing those who disagree with him, has been brought to light as
The Senate knows all the reasons they should vote against Bolton. But
right now, some of them fear the power of the administration that
nominated Bolton more than they think the voters care about this
issue. That's why they need to hear from you now.
Sometimes, we become active to try to change the debate. That's why
we sponsored a debate at The Ohio State University. Sometimes, we
become active to spread the word. That's why we're grateful that so
many of you have forwarded these messages to your friends and
At times like this, we simply need to stand up and be counted. The
Senate needs to know that this is not a "throw away" vote. Senators
need to understand that we do care about the United States' role in
the world, and that we care about leading the way to a safer world.
They need to know that we are paying attention.
The issue is clear. The time is now. Please, join the effort.
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