Prediction and Fact-Checking FAILs

I’d do the same for lefty sources, but I gotta call out two conservative publications for a couple conspicuous FAILs today.

At The Corner, reporting from (probably a corner at) the Durban Review Conference, Brett Schaefer and Steven Groves deride the UN for “literally roll[ing] out the red carpet for Ahmadinejad.”  From the hecklers and walkouts that met Ahmadinejad’s rant, I wouldn’t call it a very conspicuous welcome for the Iranian leader.

And this Wall Street Journal editorial, while it does correctly note that UN Security Council “presidential statements” are not technically “legally binding,” also somehow thinks that, if they were, Israel would be in a whole lot of trouble.  For clarification on why this will never be the case: presidential statements can be vetoed by any permanent UN Security Council member.  So unless the Journal thinks that the United States, UK, or France (or any other Israel ally on the Council)  is going to somehow let an anti-Israel statement slip by, I’m not really sure where it’s coming from here.