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The Ebola Distraction and National Security Priorities

Sep. 18, 2014

More evidence that Barack Obama wants to use Ebola and his response to it as a distraction from his policy failures at home and abroad. Tuesday, he spoke to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia, saying, “And that’s why, two months ago, I directed my team to make this a national security priority [emphasis added]. We’re working this across our entire government, which is why today I’m joined by leaders throughout my administration, including from my national security team.” While Ebola is serious, he’s overplaying the threat. More…

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