Canada’s failure to win a seat at the UN Security Council is a fine example. When it became apparent that we were going to be HORRIBLE embarrassed in this enterprise, Canada withdrew. Conservatives quickly blamed our failure on Michael Ignatieff’s bone-headed criticism of them earlier this week.
Had nothing to do with our foreign policy of the past four years, nor with our ham-fisted lobbying efforts. Of course, I’m sure Iggy WISHES he had that kind of power and influence.