Global poverty is not only a moral issue for the United States—it is a national security issue for the United States. If we solve it, we begin to create a world in which the ideologies of radical terrorism are overwhelmed by the values of education, democracy, and opportunity. Now that's transformational.
The hell with the U.S.'s poor, Edwards is setting his sights on reforming the world. So how does he want accomplish this?
- We will launch a worldwide effort to bring primary education to every corner of the globe.
- We will invest in preventive health care through clean water and sanitation systems to give poor families a chance at healthy lives.
- We will provide the tools of local entrepreneurship and active citizenry that are the cornerstones of stable prosperity.
- And we will create a cabinet level position in the White House to elevate all our national efforts at eradicating poverty worldwide.
Can anybody say socialism?