http://www.nytimes.com/2003/09/22/international/22PREX.html?hp What the hell is the point, then? You may not get it from the short excerpt here, but the Bushie leakers are saying this speech is gonna admit nothing, and demand everything. So I ask, why are we wasting time? Bullying the UN makes a bit of sense as an election gambit, and maybe that's all this is. Maybe it's a Rovian effort to lay the groundwork for blaming the UN for the problems in Iraq. IOW, we're gonna ask the world to subsidize our empire. I doubt that's gonna work very well.