(Image via Facebook @ Peter Staley)
HIV/AIDS activist Peter Staley, ubiquitous in ads on the NYC MTA, reports on Facebook that today's meeting between HIV warriors and Candidate Clinton went very well:
We started about an hour late, but she stayed well beyond our budgeted 45 minutes -- over an hour, in the end. A frank exchange. It was a first step in what we all agreed would be an ongoing process with her campaign. No surprise -- she's an HIV wonk.
Staley, a Clinton supporter, had been disappointed when she credited Nancy and Ronald Reagan with starting a conversation on AIDS, a gaffe for which Clinton swiftly apologized.
Social worker Michael Emanuel Rajner characterized today's meeting as “blunt, heartfelt and productive.”
In the past few days, we've heard how the Bernie Sanders had dropped the ball on a similar meeting, cutting off communication with HIV/AIDS activists:
Now, Staley reports that has changed: