December 8, 2007

ONE WHO TRIED TO STOP THE BAND:

Huckabee Advocated AIDS Isolation (AP, Dec. 08, 2007)

Mike Huckabee once advocated isolating AIDS patients from the general public, opposed increased federal funding in the search for a cure and said homosexuality could "pose a dangerous public health risk."

Randy Shilts's classic book, And the Band Played On, reveals the murderous consequences for tens of thousands of gay men of following the politically-correct line instead of the one advocated by Mr. Huckabee. As the early sections of the book quite honestly reveal, homosexuality is a horrific health risk even in the absence of AIDs.


Posted by Orrin Judd at December 8, 2007 1:18 PM
Comments

He also supports a federal ban on smoking in public places, which is driving the Libertarian right (forgive the oxymoron) into paroxysms of rage. But I bet it's a winning plank.

Posted by: Bryan at December 8, 2007 4:38 PM

It's an 80-20 issue here:

www.nhpr.org/node/12357

Posted by: oj at December 8, 2007 6:46 PM
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