The American people are generous people, and they’re compassionate people…We believe in a timeless truth: to whom much is given, much is expected
/President Bush, responding to US food aid on May 1, 2008
“Timeless” is the key word here. This proposal for more global food aid is a long awaited rescue…sort of like a knight in shining armor, who, when he lifts his helmet, is 95 years old and smells like formaldehyde and pickles b/c he got lost on his way there.
Here’s the scoop: