Anderson Cooper's Gay Friends Misinformed

Elton Blasts Bush

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Singer Elton John had some choice words for President Bush before his foundation’s gala. When asked to comment on the American president’s AIDS policy, John took aim at Bush’s anti-sex stance:

They’ve made a grave error in giving millions to abstinence programs. They don’t work. They were told in the beginning that it wouldn’t work. It’s a tragic waste of money. Please don’t listen to those idiots. God almighty.

Meanwhile, Anderson Cooper, who also appeared at the gala, explained that his “young gay friends” underestimate AIDS:

I talk to young gay friends in New York, and some of them seem to think the AIDS problem is a thing of the past. … The reality is that it’s getting worse, not better.

Yes, yes it is