Here we go again. More bad news about sexually transmitted diseases is followed by more calls for more condoms. They just don’t get it.
One in four—26 percent—of adult New Yorkers have genital herpes (compared to 19 percent nationwide). And who is being hit the hardest? Homosexuals, blacks and women. Look for some politically correct dope to blame straight white guys.
The New York City Health Department’s answer, of course, is not to counsel restraint. That would be judgmental. So their considered judgment is to hawk another round of condoms. Yeah, that will work—just like it has all along.