Battlepanda: I met David Ho!


Always trying to figure things out with the minimum of bullshit and the maximum of belligerence.

Saturday, March 31, 2007

I met David Ho!

Well, perhaps "met" is not quite the word. I got to ambush him with a bunch of other reporters to ask some questions after he finished his speech. He looked upon us with apprehension, having just been worked over by a bunch of Cable TV reporters, who asked him the most dumbass questions. Really. How can you go to the man who pioneered the cocktail treatment of HIV and ask, with a straight face, whether he thinks green tea can cure AIDS? Anyhow, that was an honor. I still remember his face on the cover when he was Time magazine's Man of the Year in 1996.

Here's the story I wrote.