Priorities Abroad

Kristof: “In the presidential campaign, Mr. Obama promised to invest in a global education fund. Since then, he seems to have forgotten the idea — even though he is spending enough every five weeks in Afghanistan to ensure that practically every child on our planet gets a primary education.”

To get technical, I doubt you could really scale up in that way but the point stands. Maybe you get primary school for 80 percent of those who like it and spend the rest on something else. But at least we’ll be making it easier for the FBI to spy on people without warrants.