10 Dumbest Things Right-Wingers Said in 2014

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Phil Gingrey and His Special Ebola Detection Powers
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Phil Gingrey and His Special Ebola Detection Powers

For many, the surge of undocumented Central American children arriving at our border was a refugee crisis that touched on core human values of charity and kindness, as well as our shared heritage as a nation of immigrants. For others, it was a chance to scare the shit out people with paranoid delusions about drug gangs and Ebola. Representative Phil Gingrey led the charge to raise awareness about this important fake issue. Listen good now – he's a doctor:

"As a physician for over 30 years, I am well aware of the dangers infectious diseases pose. In fact, infectious diseases remain in the top 10 causes of death in the United States… Reports of illegal migrants carrying deadly diseases such as swine flu, dengue fever, Ebola virus and tuberculosis are particularly concerning."

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