What does the wealth of a nation have to do with a particular cohort leading a debauched lifestyle? Don't put Mr. Wangdoodle where he doesn't belong and you won't have a problem.
Good question. I guess what this useful idiot is implying is that AIDS is an economic problem—that maybe Africans deserve it because they are poor, and it shouldn’t happen to us because we are rich. Kinda sounds like an ego problem, doesn’t it?