Don’t ask me what work she’s done, because I couldn’t tell you. I can tell — based on the headlines of the clipping services — that Mandy Moore is popular.
Ironically, in her brief tour of Africa and — shall we label it? — probably-shallow understanding of the issues, Ms. Moore has a deeper understanding of malaria and how to fight it than the most erudite of the DDT denialists, like Michael Crichton, or Rutledge Taylor. Innocence wins.
For ABC News, the actress talked about charity work in Africa:
It’s a case of a celebrity doing “Do a Good Deed” duty, most likely. In the video, Mandy Moore puts DDT denialists to shame. In writing? Moore doesn’t come off as well. (Did she write that piece herself? Maybe she should write what she talks.)