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Ebola? Blame Republicans

Oct. 13, 2014

The Agenda Project is a leftist 501(c)(4) organization running campaign ads in various battleground states. And they’re working to solve the Ebola problem by properly assigning blame. In an email with the subject line, “If you die, blame them,” the group says it’s launching “a multi-pronged blitzkrieg attack that lays blame for the Ebola crisis exactly where it belongs – at the feet of the Republican lawmakers. Like rabid dogs in a butcher shop, Republicans have indiscriminately shredded everything in their path, including critical programs that could have dealt with the Ebola crisis before it reached our country.” It’s evidently escaped the group’s notice that Democrats have controlled the White House and Senate since 2009, or that the “Republican sequester” was actually Barack Obama’s idea and he signed it into law. In related news, Dr. Francis Collins, the head of the National Institutes of Health, blamed budget cuts for the lack of a vaccine for Ebola. Perhaps Collins would care to explain why NIH spent $1.5 million last year to study why lesbians are fat instead of putting the money toward that vaccine. The truth is, House Republicans added more money to CDC’s budget than Obama requested. More…

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