Exporting Compassion

As President Bush prepares to meet his European and Canadian counterparts at the G-8 summit this weekend, he is dusting off an image that he first presented to the nation during the 2000 campaign: the compassionate conservative. The President has suddenly started talking up a passel of humanitarian programs in an effort to show the human side of the Bush foreign policy. A prime example is the $15 billion AIDS-prevention program, pushed by the White House and due to be signed by Bush this week. He has also announced a new effort to help Americans volunteer overseas. "We are the nation...

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