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Clinton - Is it AIDS?

Atlanta. Feb. 25th, 2005 ---- For the record I have no direct information of the secret medical files of Bill Clinton.

The whisper during his years as President was that there was an underlying "Social" disease that would embarrass the President. That was the reason given by many reporters as to why his records were sealed, and unlike every other President the health of the Commander in Chief was hidden.

But these days Bill is getting that drawn look, the same as we saw in Rock Hudson and others with AIDS. His usual bouncy step as he swaggers around like a Rock Star has been replaced by that slow walk that has become so familiar.

But it is not the effect of HIV on Bill that is causing all the gossip around the corridors of power, but the effect on Hilary Clinton should she run for President in 2008. Sorry Hilary, but you don't look that great these days either.

Nothing causes so much debate, not even George wanting to bomb Iran for not being Christian, as the debate on Senator Hilary Clinton and will she run for President. Keep in mind she plays the "Victim" card with the finesse of a master gambler.

But there is a bigger question here. Should a President with a terminal disease be forced by law to disclose it before he, or she, has their finger on the global nuclear trigger. The policy of sweeping AIDS under the carpet to appease the vocal Gay community has resulted in potentially disastrous scenarios, with immune strains, and significant increase in worldwide cases. Any other fatal disease is subject to strict reporting, and actions to stop the spread of the disease.

But the Clinton Administration vigorously opposed any mandatory reporting. Hmmm.......

Come on President Clinton, stop these rumors and tell us you are just feeling rotten after surgery, and pondering the thought of living in the US with either Hilary Clinton or Condoleezza Rice as President of the United States in 2008!


Alan Simpson brings you regular commentary from the corridors of power in Washington DC and New York. With experience of working in over 80 countries he looks at events from a global perspective.