Love does not look away from the fact that we are facing the spectrum of an ecosystem implosion that could lead to nothing short of catastrophic consequences for our children and our children’s children. See myenvironmental policies.
Love does not look away from the perpetual pattern of war-preparedness which has come to dominate our national security agenda, at the expense of diplomatic and humanitarian peace-building efforts. See my plan for a US Department of Peace.
Love is not weak; it is strong—but only when it is applied.
Love does not look away. And neither will I.
As president, I will preside over a season of repair for America. We will realign our policies with the best of who we are, as conscience, a sense of justice, and a love for democracy become the guiding principles of all domestic and international policies.
In the words of Thomas Paine, “We have it in our power to begin the world over again.”
That is the calling of our generation. I hope you’ll join me to answer it.