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Sen. Evan Bayh Makes AIDS Joke

Bilerico reports that the Indiana Stonewall Democrats walked out of a fundraiser dinner after Sen. Even Bayh made the below AIDS joke.
So I'm walking through the airport and people were kinda being nice and making eye contact and a couple come up and say hello. This one person runs up all excited and I'm prepared to say "Hello," and he says, "Senator Bayh! Senator Bayh!"

I said "Well, yes?" and he looked at me and said, "Do you have AIDS?"

[audible gasps]

I said, "Huh?"

He said, "Yeah. Do you have AIDS?"

I was dumbfounded. I didn't know what to say.

He said, "I've got a letter I want to give you, do you have someone I can hand this to? Do you have an aide with you?"


So you never know what people are going to say.

[more laughter]

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