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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - Nicholas Kristof
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As the American public, Congress and the president grappled with the apparent use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government, the media failed to provide a coherent understanding of what the United States should do and why.
Around the globe, pneumonia is the leading cause of death in children younger than 5, according to statistics on the World Pneumonia Day Web site. Every 15 seconds, a child dies from a disease that is both preventable and treatable at little cost says the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).
Mr. Rubenstein remembered that Mr. Kristof wrote that: "Children with AIDS and malaria already have advocates, so anyone looking for a cause should grab pneumonia and run with it. Think of it not as a grim and depressing initiative, but as potentially a happy turnaround opportunity, for these kids' lives can be so breathtakingly easy to save."
"Skeptics are right about the drawbacks of getting involved, including the risk of retaliation. Yet let's acknowledge that the alternative is, in effect, to acquiesce as the slaughter in Syria reaches perhaps the hundreds of thousands or more," he wrote last week.