By Cal Thomas, The Washington Times
The Ebola virus is not a threat, but the Islamic State is. That’s what some of our leaders tell us. Should we believe them? Do they have a track record for truth-telling that would lend them credibility?
The Islamic State, also called ISIS, hasn’t (yet) invaded America, but Ebola has. We are bombing the Islamic State in Syria, but treating Ebola here as an interloper that can be controlled. There is nothing to worry about. No need to panic. Pay no attention to the disease behind the curtain. Experts are in charge, and we must always trust our experts. Do you? I sure don’t.
Sometimes, it seems the priority of our elected officials and experts is self-protection rather than the protection of the public, which they are supposed to serve. We only know what they tell us. We presume they have access to accurate information, but we only get their version of the truth.
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