For those who missed it,

For those who missed it, here’s Charles Krauthammer’s column on the ludicrous negotiations between Colin Powell and the French that threaten to nullify our right to take meaningful action against Saddam Hussein. As Krauthammer concludes, “Why we should agree to [the French conditions] is beyond me. Why is Colin Powell even negotiating them? And why does the president, who is pledged to disarming Hussein one way or another, allow Powell even to discuss a scheme that is guaranteed to leave Saddam Hussein’s weapons in place?”