Too Bad Those That Are Starving Are Too Weak To Throw A Brick At His Head

Posted: October 23, 2008 in Politics, World

`We blew it’ on global food, says Bill Clinton
By CHARLES J. HANLEY, AP Special Correspondent

UNITED NATIONS – Former President Clinton told a U.N. gathering Thursday that the global food crisis shows “we all blew it, including me,” by treating food crops “like color TVs” instead of as a vital commodity for the world’s poor.

Addressing a high-level event marking Oct. 16’s World Food Day, Clinton also saluted President Bush — “one thing he got right” — for pushing to change U.S. food aid policy. He scolded the bipartisan coalition in Congress that killed the idea of making some aid donations in cash rather than in food. (more…)

But don’t let the folks behind Live Aid know about this. As long as you FEEEEEL you are making a difference, you are….in the theater of your own mind.


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