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Reader: Does Ebola Scare Mean It's Time to Put a Quarantine Wall Around Texas?

Our post about the Frontier plane taken by an Ebola-stricken healthcare worker winding up in Denver was a definite conversation-starter, with some people arguing that the media is overplaying the story and others genuinely alarmed by the prospect of the virus spreading. And then there was this reader, who uses the current situation to reference other hot-button issues.

See also: Update: Frontier Plane Taken by Symptomatic Ebola Patient Now in Denver

muhutdafuga writes:

Is it time to put up a wall to quarantine Texass? They've wanted a wall for some time. Should Texass be allowed to infect good American blue states?

Red state Texass let an Ebola patient out on the streets with some Tums or antibiotics....

Epic healthcare failure.

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