VIDEO: John Boehner sees naked people... or so nude AIDS activists hoped.


Boehner sees naked people... at least that's what protesters were hoping when they made their way into the office of the Speaker of the House. Let's dispense with all "The Boehner" jokes right from the get-go. I know it's asking a lot, but still...

Anyway, AIDS activists put on their birthday suits to make their voices heard and their bodies visible to show their displeasure with possible Fiscal Cliff, er, Bluff budget cuts that could severely affect HIV/AIDS funding.

Per Chris Geidner at BuzzFeed, three people were arrested for indecent exposure while other protesters apparently "barely" made it out of there unscathed, if you will. If there were any justice, it would have been Republicans who were arrested for being indecent, but that's another post for another time. Protester Jennifer Flynn:

"We grabbed attention by illustrating the naked truth and by showing how people with AIDS have had, literally, all of the clothes off of their backs taken away by these guys in Congress... The reality is that these draconian budget cuts will actually result in the conservative loss of 600,000 people with AIDS' lives around the world... We're talking about killing 600,000 people around the world if we let these budget cuts go into effect. And that's just one year."

The chants included, "Boehner, Boehner, don’t be a dick. Budget cuts will make us sick." As we say on Twitter when we want to show support, +1.

The activists also held a rally in front of the Democratic National Committee. 

Chris has more here.