The White House’s Failure to Treat Ebola as a Health Issue Is What Created a Political Issue

Ebola is a terrifying virus. The worm-shaped structure invades our cells, triggers the release of chemicals, and causes our blood to clot so much and so fast that our body can’t keep up. And yet the virus, if handled correctly, is containable. Though its symptoms are frightening and its survival rate isn’t good, if properly…
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Obama’s Pick for Ebola Czar Highlights His Lack of Leadership

Democrats are panicking. They have good reason to. After spending the summer doing their best to put as much distance between themselves and the White House as possible, the president knowingly, almost menacingly, pulled them back into his orbit. “I’m not on the ballot this fall,” Obama told a crowd recently. “But make no mistake:…
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Obama’s Crisis Response Fuels Voters’ Crisis of Confidence

The world is now beset by two plagues, one a radical, violent quasi-religious ideology that is sweeping across the Middle East, and another a contagious, lethal virus that is killing tens of thousands across Western Africa. Although President Obama isn’t to blame for the creation of either epidemic, his hesitancy to recognize these threats, his…
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Obama’s Failures are a “Teachable Moment”

Even the most diehard big-government defenders are having a difficult time trying to explain away the failures of the Obama Administration. Doyle McManus writes for the LA Times: The nation that invented modern management seems to be suffering a crisis of competence. The Secret Service can’t protect the White House. Public health authorities can’t get…
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