Wednesday, March 21, 2007

McCain Stumbles on H.I.V. Prevention

Monday, March 19
"The unthinkable has happened. Senator John McCain met a question, while sitting with reporters on his bus as it rumbled through Iowa today, that he couldn't -- or perhaps wouldn't -- answer.

Did he support the distribution of taxpayer-subsidized condoms in Africa to fight the transmission of H.I.V.?

What followed was a long series of awkward pauses, glances up to the ceiling and the image of one of Mr. McCain's aides, standing off to the back, urgently motioning his press secretary to come to Mr. McCain's side."
--Adam Nagourney, NYTimes Blog

Read the full story at:
McCain Stumbles on H.I.V. Prevention
MediaMatters for America

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