Far Worse Than Islamic State, So Why Did Obama Let Ebola Invade The USA?

Obama no doubt is figuring out this morning how to address his most important priority—avoiding stepping into the giant shit-pile left by that huge African elephant in the room (or on the links). While Obama promised to protect America, by among other things "making sure that someone with the [Ebola] virus doesn’t get on a plane for the United States", he couldn't even command his own Secret Service to properly protect himself and his family. So, why should Americans think he would be any better at keeping Ebola from invading the USA? Impeachment? No, that's a waste of money. Barack Obama should resign.
Remarks by Barack Obama on September 16, 2014 at CDC:
“First and foremost, I want the American people to know that our experts, here at the CDC and across our government, agree that the chances of an Ebola outbreak here in the United States are extremely low. We’ve been taking the necessary precautions, including working with countries in West Africa to increase screening at airports so that someone with the virus doesn’t get on a plane for the United States.”
Also, Barack Obama wants you to know that Islamic State is the jayvee team and nothing to worry about. AND, that Obamacare website?—it’s going to work great from day one!

Feel better now?

Let’s not waste time avoiding the African elephant in the room: if the Ebola virus had not been mainly killing poor Africans all these years, it would already be cured.

If regular (not-gay!), white Americans had been getting and spreading the scary disease, a mammoth war on Ebola virus would have been declared by the American president. And the disease would be cured, or better yet expensively managed by pirate pharma companies and their hospital goons. Then “the treatment” would be doled out occasionally to poor nations where infected Americans had spread the disease, as a sign of USA’s extraordinary generosity.

Oh yeah, the other African elephant in the room. The fellow from Liberia. The fellow who brought Ebola virus to the USA. The fellow nobody bothered to ask: “Hey Liberian dude—know any Ebola-people back home in Ebolaland?”

In fact he did. In fact, the poor Ebola-spreading gentleman, Thomas Eric Duncan, had the extraordinary misfortune to know and to care for a sick neighbor in Monrovia, Liberia, a woman seven months pregnant. She had Ebola. She died. After that, Duncan rather naturally wanted to get the hell out of Liberia and come to visit his relatives in Dallas, Texas.

No problem with his motives. Very understandable.

But, on the other side of the elephant, where Americans are watching the world’s poor victims (of every imaginable horror) through the bars of fear and indifference that supposedly protect them from bad things like Ebola, which let’s face it, might as well be a terrorist organization, every asshole that could have stopped Duncan from traveling out of his hellhole to come to America, failed.

Nobody, including at the entry point in Washington DC where Duncan flew into on September 12, bothered to ask Duncan: dude, do you know any Ebola-people?

And when they finally did ask Duncan a related question*: where are you from?—at the Dallas ER where Duncan went to seek help when his fever first showed up and he wasn’t feeling well, the ER team botched saving America. They didn’t bother “passing along” to members of their team the information that Duncan was fresh-arrived from Ebolaland, so somebody might want to check and see if he was sick with Ebola virus.
*—Some reports are that they didn't ask, but Duncan volunteered the information anyway.

Nope, the dullards at the Dallas hospital just told Duncan—dude, you’ve got a cold, stop wasting our time. And they sent him home to infect Dallas, Texas.

Government officials—always so reliable—and understandably anxious to avoid starting a panic, initially insisted only a “handful”—maybe three or four people—had come into contact with Duncan since he became infectious.

Now that number has gone up to 12-18 people*—or who fucking knows how many really? They’re washing down the schools where the Duncan’s relatives’ children go to school. They’re monitoring, but not quarantining, potential new Ebola victims. They’re trying to control what has the real chance to explode into a national disaster far worse than Islamic State and its idiotic beheading reality show.
*—See here however for updated information on the contact list—as many as 100 people are being sought in Dallas area, on account of their having had "direct or indirect contact" with Duncan.

They’re doing those things.

But here’s the thing.

They’re still letting people travel into the United States from Ebolaland!

And now there’s news a new Ebola case has shown up in Hawaii. UPDATE on this report: Hawaii Department of Health says the patient does not have Ebola.

We are told Barack Obama is a bad manager. We believe that is true. He could not even figure out it might be good to fire the chief of the Secret Service (again), until the nation’s pols and punditry ordered him to.

And Barack Obama failed to order a travel ban to and from the Ebola-infected nations. Or at least to institute rigorous checkpoints for Ebolaland nationals coming into the USA—even though Obama promised he would do that.

Instead, Barack Obama let the USA become the newest part of Ebolaland.

Who needs terrorists, when you have such idiotic national leadership?

Note that this morning, the liberal pushback on the travel ban question has begun. The Washington Post published this article, where it is explained that a travel ban would be bad for Ebolaland (for example, it would be bad for its economy). No doubt, but at least Americans wouldn’t be rushing to join hands in the region’s Totentanz.

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