Jeb Bush Piles On Obama Over Ebola Response That Is Way Worse Than Bush’s Anthrax Response
Former Florida Governor and possible future Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush (R-Fla.) has joined the chorus of politicians jumping on the Ebola bandwagon, and trying to run President Obama over with it.
Even as controversy continues to swirl around quarantine orders issued by governors from both parties, and political and media figures demand travel restrictions, public health experts remain unanimous in their opposition to either measure. On Tuesday, Obama remained in the science camp, delivering a 10-minute update on the Ebola response that was heavy on thinly-veiled shots at measures like Governor Chris Christie’s imprisonment of a perfectly healthy nurse. Here’s a taste:
[su_center_ad]”When we have volunteers who are taking time out from their families, from their loved ones and so forth, to go over there because they have a very particular expertise to tackle a very difficult job, we want to make sure that when they come back that we are prudent, that we are making sure that they are not at risk themselves or at risk of spreading the disease, but we don’t want to do things that aren’t based on science and best practices. Because if we do, then we’re just putting another barrier on somebody who’s already doing really important work on our behalf.”
Also on Tuesday, Jeb Bush slammed President Obama’s response to the Ebola crisis, apparently because the President is simultaneously causing unnecessary fear, and failing to be fearful enough…READ MORE