George McGovern: Calling a Time Out

Published on 22 January 2009

[...] Let me suggest a truly audacious hope for your administration [Mr. President]: How about a five-year time-out on war -- unless, of course, there is a genuine threat to the nation? During that interval, we could work with the U.N. World Food Program, plus the overseas arms of the churches, synagogues, mosques and other volunteer agencies to provide a nutritious lunch every day for every school-age child in Afghanistan and other poor countries.

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