I do not concede that health care, feeding the poor and caring for our planet are one side of a political spectrum. I do not agree that I am being partisan to advocate for these universal causes. Polluting the earth, getting rich off war, and letting poor children languish, are not acts that can be called “conservative” or “liberal.” They are crimes against humanity, and have no place on the political spectrum of any decent society.

Causes that benefit the common good are not partisan, they are the duty of us all.