A lot of people are scared about Ebola, far more than they should be. The media’s response has been either to pump up the terror, or to assist the White House in assuring us that all is well and that top men — top men — are on it.
The question of whether to restrict visas for people from the plague-hit areas — inaccurately called a “travel ban” — is driving everyone crazy, especially the people who feel they’ve been tasked to defend the President’s dismissal of the idea. (When the President actually orders it, as he probably will, the whiplash is going to hurt.) Continue reading →