A New Head of the World Bank

In the wake of Bush’s appointment of Josh Bolton (Mr. “There is no United Nations… When the United States leads, the United Nations will follow”) to the position of US ambassador to the UN, the latest Bush appointment to an important multinational body seems only fitting:

WASHINGTON – President Bush will recommend that Defense Deputy Secretary Paul Wolfowitz take over as head of the World Bank, a senior administration official said Wednesday.

Knowledge of economics be damned. Multilateralism be damned. We own those organizations, and it’s time they know it.