Aren't you proud?
Secretary of State Colin Powell, appearing on the Charlie Rose show on July 19, made this boast about the achievements of the Bush administration:
Under this administration, we have tripled the purchase of condoms for distribution to underdeveloped countries.
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Posted by: -
Jul. 22, 2004 7:17 PM ET USA
Colin Powell wants very badly to please as many as possible. He has wisely supported the Kemp-Kasten Amendment against UNFPA's deplorable and coercive family planning tactics in China, but then he made a fool of himself on MTV. All he confirms here is his uncertainty...
Posted by: Pseudodionysius -
Jul. 20, 2004 4:18 PM ET USA
Perhaps this is the Secretary of State's solution to the trafficing of predatory priests cross-border. The cowardly Bishops have a lot in common with the US State Department.
Posted by: -
Jul. 20, 2004 1:44 PM ET USA
No, I am not proud. I am saddened by his appalling ignorance as to the effectiveness of condoms and the moral implications of their use. Margaret Comstock