Well, I think we would all agree that this is an interesting time in the history of the US and the UN... and I would at least make the leap in saying that this is a very critical time.
And somehow I seem to not approve of (m)any of Bush's decisions these days... and somehow this guy Bolton just doesn't seem like the best face to show the world government, you know?
I hesitate to put too much value on the UN, but I readily recognize that there is a great need for accountability and a sort of checks and balances in the world today... especially checks and balances on the Bush Administration's America.
Well, that's just my 30-seconds of thought on the matter. Barbara Boxer (who I voted for) had some pretty good points about Bolton's past record of being pretty anti-UN... and this is Mr. Bush's best choice for ambassador? Hmm.
An article for further reading.