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Bono salutes US for electing 'extraordinary man'

Associated Press Modified: November 13, 2012 at 12:00 am •  Published: November 12, 2012

Bono warned that fiscal decisions should not cost lives lost through lack of medical treatment or other aid.

"Cuts can cost the lives of the poorest of the poor," he said. "It shouldn't be a hard case to make, but it is right now. In the halls of Congress, the Senate, maybe here in Healy Hall. But I put it to you we must not let this economic recession become a moral recession. That would become a double cruelty."