Monday, December 22, 2008

There's Talking and Then There's Doing

"Liberals show tremendous compassion in pushing for generous government spending to help the neediest people at home and abroad. Yet when it comes to individual contributions to charitable causes, liberals are cheapskates."

Nicolas Kristof takes his own kind to the woodshed in this NYT op-ed. Read the whole thing.

via Don Surber

Which explains why Dick Cheney can give away $6 million in one year to charities (75% of his income) while his predecessor could not even give away $1,000 one year and why his successor averaged $369 a year in such donations (0.25% of income).

I think we all could do more.

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