Peter Svensk

In Uncategorized on August 26, 2002 at 6:24 pm

from Newsweek: Another Pose of Rectitude

George Orwell’s axiom about intellectuals—that some ideas are so silly that only intellectuals will embrace them—needs a corollary that covers U.S. senators: No international agreement is so grandiose in its ambitions and so unclear about the obligations it imposes that it cannot receive the support of many U.S. senators. Consider the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).


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