The Rosett Report

Zimbabwe's Moment -- in the Continuing You-Couldn't-Make-This-Up UN series

Yes, there’s a silver lining to the UN election of Zimbabwe to chair the Commission on Sustainable Development, or CSD. As happy chance would have it, the UN wouldn’t even have to change the acronym if the world body decided to try some truth in advertising, and rename its CSD the Commission on Sustainable Dictatorships.

In my column for National Review online are some reasons why that would be just the right move — reasons including Saudi Arabia, Cuba, Belarus, Sudan, Iran and North Korea. And, of course, Zimbabwe.