Michael J. Fox, who suffers from Parkinson's disease, has made an advertisement on behalf of political candidates who favor such research. There are those who think it's a tad over the top. It's available HERE. He's entitled to his opinion, of course, but to no particularly increased moral weight because of his misfortune.
Kathy Shaidle, the thinking man's Ann Coulter, asks:
What if there was a chance that experimenting on, say, Parkinson's patients might lead to a cure of something else...?Oh, my.