In an interview last year, Dr. Peter Mugyenyi, director and founder of the Joint Clinical Research Center in Uganda, said that the U.S. President's Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief [PEPFAR] - launched in 2003 by George W. Bush - had saved millions of lives. But now, he said, AIDS patients were being deprived of life-saving treatments because the Obama administration had begun flat-lining funding for PEPFAR.
And yet, despite his administration's horrific HIV/AIDS funding policies, Obama responded to a group of AIDS activists who heckled him Saturday - during a campaign rally for Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick - by accusing the Republican leadership of turning its back on the very AIDS patients he himself has callously ignored. - Video below: