Yesterday, before taking off to attend a campaign event in Wisconsin, President Obama spoke to the press about the issue of Ebola. He praised the health care workers who are fighting the disease in West Africa, and indicated that he disagreed with the quarantine policies that the governors of New York and New Jersey have sought to implement for them. He doesn’t like these quarantines because they are insufficiently “supportive” of the efforts of the health care workers, and because they contribute to a climate of fear.
President Obama may not be on the ballot this year, but he is having an election-inspired existential crisis. Democrats want nothing to do with him, and his failed leadership is directly to blame for rocket explosions.
The Washington Post reports that watching Democrats across the country try to dissociate themselves from the president has hurt Obama’s feelings: