The Corner

Chasing The Bug-Chasing Story

This is getting interesting. Newsweek has a piece up that largely follows Andrew Sullivan’s criticism of the story’s sourcing. An NRO reader writes, of the RS piece: “Nothing really new here though. I was aware of that whole scene back in the early 90s here in San Francisco. There were conversion parties where a [passive anal sex partner] would be infected or Russian roulette orgy parties where one unknown person would have AIDS.”

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