July 1, 2013

Bush Shadows Obama in Africa

Raghavan & Nakamura, Washington Post

AP Photo

As President Obama’s motorcade pulled up on Sunday to a community health center run by Archbishop Desmond Tutu in this picturesque coastal city, people on the streets held signs that read “Thanks PEPFAR.” It was a reference to the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, started by President George W. Bush.

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TAGGED: Africa, United States, George W. Bush, Barack Obama, PEPFAR, AIDS, HIV/AIDS

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