Bono appeared on Fareed Zakaria’s Global Public Square Sunday morning and praised U.S. leadership for their commitment in the fight against HIV/AIDS:
The AIDS stuff – the United States is so far out in front. You know, you deal with Syria. You deal with Iraq. You deal with all these quagmires.
Well, guess what? The United States has… your taxpayers here in this country have paid for 9.7 million – 10 million people owe their lives to the U.S., left and right. George Bush started it. President Obama is finishing it.
This tiny little virus that’s wreaked so much havoc in so many people’s lives – the greatest health crisis in 600 years is on the run because of American leadership. That’s important.
Watch the clip below, courtesy of CNN: