On August 2, 2014, the Obama Administration allowed the first of two American health care workers who had contracted the Ebola virus back into the U.S. There is no logical reason to have done this; in fact its illogic is so great as regards possible spread of the epidemic that this act borders on madness.Much omitted here: Read more >>
For those who question the degree of alarm this return of infected parties to native soil engenders, of the 1,440 people so far afflicted, over 100 have been medical professionals. In total 887 (and rising daily) have perished. Or in layman’s terms, even those with the most experience and best protective equipment, and who have taken every precaution to avoid exposure, have succumbed. This, for a pathogen with a 50% mortality rate on the low end and 90% on the high. There is no vaccine and there is no cure.
... It could very well be this is but one more exemplar of the addled thought processes prevalent in contemporary man. One should never discount abject stupidity as the modus operandi for anything, especially in politics. Given that Obama managed to single-handedly crash Wall Street last week with an announcement of wholly ineffective “sanctions” on Russia, this may be more evidence of exactly the level of intelligence with which we are dealing.
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Guy Somerset, "The End, of Something Like It" (Taki's Magazine, August 6, 2014):