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  • 13 African Countries And Harvard Have Imposed Ebola Travel Bans. So What Is America Waiting For?

    Political correctness run amuck might explain why America is last in line when it comes to enacting an Ebola-country travel ban.

    The highbrow liberal elitists at Harvard announced early Monday that the university has decided to “expand on those” restrictions “detailed in August that asked for Harvard students, faculty, and staff to avoid nonessential travel to the three countries.” Harvard’s new restrictions extend far and above any guidelines currently being enforced by the U.S. government.

    Harvard is just doing what will protect the institution’s staff and student body from a dangerous disease. And I’m sure self-preservation is the driving force behind the Ivy League’s decisions.

    Not racism.

    And yet racism is the leading charge being thrown at conservatives by loudmouth liberals. The biggest idiots calling conservatives racist for supporting an Ebola Zone travel ban come from none other than MSNBC.

    “I mean, it’s not even thinly veiled racism at this point,” said MSNBC host Alex Wagner.

    “I’m glad you called it a racial stew because it is kind of like the perfect storm,” MSNBC host Joy Reid piled on.

    If it’s racist to want to take steps to try to keep Ebola outside of America’s borders, then there are 13 African countries who are guilty as charged.

    From Kenya to Côte d’Ivoire to South Sudan, bans on travel are now the norm in many African territories and countries.

    Is this racist? Of course not. It’s sensible and cautious.

    These African leaders aren’t imposing travel bands because they want to score political points. They are enforcing travel restrictions because it will help secure safety.

    Even Democrats have abandoned Obama in support of a travel ban, though for politically expedient reasons. For whatever reason, pro-travel ban Democrats are starting to come out in droves.

    The only thing holding up America’s travel ban is Obama.

    He’s sent thousands of troops to Africa to help contain Ebola. He’s appointed an Ebola Czar and has his surrogates churning out talking points at breakneck speed. But an Ebola travel ban is still no where in sight.

    It’s politics, as usual.

    Americans won’t know their healthcare insurance rates until after the midterm elections. Obama’s long-awaited immigration reform plan won’t come until after the midterms. And from the Keystone pipeline to naming Eric Holder’s replacement, the list goes on and on.

    Florida Senator Marco Rubio is introducing travel ban legislation. With a plan in Congress, Obama will be out of reasons to be against reasonable restrictions.

    Perhaps Obama is putting a travel ban off until after the election. By not imposing a ban now, Obama can give the appearance, with the media’s help, that EVERYTHING IS FINE.

    Obama will do anything in order to make it to Nov. 4 without causing a public panic.

    I hope I’m wrong. But if history is any indicator, I’m (sadly) not.


    Jerome Hudson

    Managing Editor

    Jerome Hudson has written for numerous national outlets, including The Hill, National Review, and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and was recognized as one of Florida’s emerging stars, having been included in the list “25 Under 30: Florida’s Rising Young Political Class.” Hudson is a Savannah, Ga. native who currently resides in Florida.

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