Obama Mentions AIDS In Africa During #SOTU But FAILS TO CREDIT GEORGE W. BUSH
During his last state of the union address last night, Obama made a brief mention of strides that have been taken to deal with the ongoing AIDS crisis in Africa.
Transcript via the Washington Post:
When we help Ukraine defend its democracy, or Colombia resolve a decades-long war, that strengthens the international order we depend on. When we help African countries feed their people and care for the sick…
It’s the right thing to do, and it prevents the next pandemic from reaching our shores. Now right now, we are on track to end the scourge of HIV/AIDS, that’s within our grasp, and we have the chance to accomplish the same thing with malaria, something I’ll be pushing this Congress to fund this year.
Democrats still view George W. Bush as an evil man but the fact is that no American president ever did more for African AIDS victims.
Even Bono has admitted it:
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Obama is too petty to give his predecessor credit for anything.
Especially when it makes him look small.