Apparently Chris Wallace, while interviewing GOP candidate Ron Paul of Texas, fell through some sort of rift in the fabric of time and space. That is by far the most charitable explanation I can find for his irresponsible, homophobic, and frankly disgusting implication that HIV/AIDS is an illness unique to the gay community. Unsurprisingly, despite being a medical doctor, Ron Paul does not correct Wallace’s misstatement. And again, I will try to give Mr. Wallace the benefit of the doubt and assume that it was a misstatement rather than gross lack of knowledge about one of the most significant illnesses in all of human history.
I’m not seeing much about this in the LGBT press, so spread the word folks.