The “Full Frontal” host could only explain Hillary Clinton’s erroneous remark that Ronald and Nancy Reagan had started a national conversation about HIV and AIDS by quipping that Clinton had “apparently suffered a stroke,” though there are certainly other plausible explanations for Clinton’s misstatements, such as “appealing to those who want a simpler time before gays got uppity,” as The Guardian‘s Steven Thrasher has suggested.

— Posted by Natasha Hakimi Zapata

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