Bush Averts His Eyes

With rape as an official weapon in Darfur, Sudan officials are now welcome here

Women and children refugees from Darfur in neighboring Chad. Nearly all the elderly among them have died, as well as 23 children. Why, they ask, has no one come to help them?
photo: Konrad Fielder/The New York Sun
Women and children refugees from Darfur in neighboring Chad. Nearly all the elderly among them have died, as well as 23 children. Why, they ask, has no one come to help them?

During the Nazi Holocaust, there were attempts to awaken this nation to those horrors, but though admirable, they were too little and too late. To hell with again lamenting "never again" when millions will have been destroyed in Darfur. George W. Bush should not be allowed to keep his eyes averted. The International Crisis Group's new Zogby poll reveals, says Kristof, that "Americans [by] six to one favor bolder action in Darfur." What are we waiting for?

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