The Bush Administration is making global AIDS campaigns into faith-based organizations, like it or not:
Under the new antiprostitution requirement, even organizations whose prevention and treatment programs for AIDS have nothing to do with prostitutes must now certify in writing their acceptance of the pledge or face a funding ban. [...] While the administration has focused on prostitution, Republicans in Congress are working to yank federal funding from private groups that advocate or discuss clean-needle exchange programs.This is where we always get confused in the conservative rhetoric. I thought we were in favor of the free market and enterprise everywhere? Isn't whoredom one of the purest manifestations of the democracy we're supposedly spreading globally? Besides, you know: it's not like we have any hookers in D.C. — C.S.