Washington (CNN)Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson, in an interview published Wednesday, discussed the massive loss of human life in Syria and equated killings from the government of Bashar al-Assad and those caused by the United States.
Johnson, pressed in his interview with The New York Times, on whether he viewed deaths caused deliberately by Assad's forces as the same as those caused by the United States, Johnson indicated he did.
"Well, no, of course not. We're so much better than all that," Johnson said with sarcasm, according to the report. "We're so much better when in Afghanistan, we bomb the hospital and 60 people are killed in the hospital."
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