Achtung, baby! Bono mixes up foreign aid stats
By Robert Farley
Published on Friday, October 30th, 2009 at 5:46 p.m.
In a recent interview with the Associated Press, the reporter asked U2's frontman/political activist Bono what he thought about President Barack Obama with regard to funding the fight against AIDS in Africa.
Talking politics put Bono in our wheelhouse, and so we decided to check him on the Truth-O-Meter. Things quickly got tricky when Bono interchanged two different funding issues in his comment: global HIV/AIDS relief and foreign aid . Read our complete item to find out why we rated his remarks Half True.
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