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December 1, 2010

AIDS Day Visuals: How Grave is Your Ribbon?

A casket sits in front of  the White House during a mock funeral December 1, 2010 in Washington, DC. The activists were calling for the Obama administration to more to fight the disease on World AIDS Day.  AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Obviously a humongous ribbon draped on the White House on World AIDS Day just isn’t good enough for some people!

If, as all those Ivy League health scholars/presidential hecklers say, Bush was more committed to the issue more than Obama is, it’s all the more reason why the big bow reads like a reflex action on the part of the Administration, not to mention another gestural example of “what Dubya did.”  (Fair or not, this photo circulating today also has a bit of an “ouch” to it inside the building.)

(photo: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty ImagesA casket sits in front of  the White House during a mock funeral December 1, 2010 in Washington, DC. The activists were calling for the Obama administration to more to fight the disease on World AIDS Day.)

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