|President Obama at the Young African Leaders Initiative meeting Monday in Washington, DC|
By Dave Andrusko
National Right to Live News Today
Just this afternoon a friend at National Right to Life passed along a column written by the ever-intelligent, ever-vigilant Mollie Hemingway of The Federalist. She is writing about a Q & A President Obama had with up and coming leaders in Africa in which the young people brought up various “atrocities” they wanted Obama to talk to various heads of state about so that these practices could be brought to an end.I don’t think it’s a state secret that President Obama’s ego is (shall we say) secure which may account for what seems to the outsider (that would be me) a stunning lack of awareness of context when says various truly remarkable things.
I’ve already used the phrase “you can’t make this stuff up” once today, but… Here’s Ms. Hemingway’s lead:
President Barack Obama told a group of young African leaders on Monday that harvesting organs from humans that are killed as part of an African ritual was “craziness” and a “cruel” tradition that needed to stop. He warned of dehumanizing marginal groups of humans and of the problems that arise when “you are not able to see someone else as a human being.”
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