Why did AIDS protestors have to take off their clothes in Boehner's office

The demonstration yesterday by AIDS activists in Speaker Boehner's office where they removed their clothes to demonstrate against potential budget cuts to AIDs programs in the fiscal cliff scenario will go down as one of the weirest, most self-indulgent demonstrations in recent memory. First of all, their claim that 600,000 people afflicted with AIDS would die if the cuts went through is so over the top, so incredibley, hysterically exaggerated, that the entire purpose of their demonstration was made silly by it. Also silly - and incomprehensible - taking off their clothes. For 30 years we've been told that AIDS is not about sex and now all of a sudden the protestors are stripping to say...what? Republicans don't like sex so that means they hate AIDS patients? George Bush spent more on AIDS research and treating the disease than his three predecessors combined. He did more for treating AIDS in Africa than any president in history. What is the problem with these people? Seven...(Read Full Post)