Vice President Mike Pence was not playing around when he appeared before the United Nations Human Rights Council (UN HRC) on Wednesday.
In a very direct and very straightforward speech, he slammed the UN HRC for the many major problems that exist within the organization.
Pence decried the organization for allowing human rights abusers like Cuba and Venezuela to sit on the council. He excoriated the council for the mistreatment they’ve delivered to the state of Israel, particularly when Israel is the only nation in the Mideast endeavoring to protect the rights and freedoms of their people. He called for major reforms to the way the council does business and recruits its members, and he warned of the growing danger we all face from Iran and North Korea.
Here’s some of what he had to say:
“The United Nations is bound by its charter to foster ‘International