Monday, April 30, 2007

Do as I Say, Not as I Do

ThinkProgress reports Deputy Secretary of State Randall Tobias (pictured at his nomination with President Bush) required anti-prostitution loyalty oaths from any group wanting federal help:

"Former U.S. AID director Randall Tobias, who resigned yesterday upon admitting that he frequented a Washington escort service, oversaw a controversial policy advocated by the religious right that required any US-based group receiving anti-AIDS funds to take an anti-prostitution 'loyalty oath.'"
It cost Brazil $40 million in aid for what was until the Tobias policy a successful AIDS prevention programs. (ThinkProgress)

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