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To Govs. Jindal, Perry: A travel ban won't save lives, but Medicaid will
To Govs. Jindal, Perry: A travel ban won't save lives, but Medicaid will

For Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and Rick Perry of Texas, two Republican governors thinking about running for president, the Ebola virus has been a heaven-sent opportunity. It has allowed them to swank around as protectors of public health, distracting their audiences from policies they've implemented that really are threats to public health. Jindal and Perry have both panned the Obama administration's handling of Ebola. Jindal has been especially snarky. "We have reached the 'I'm so mad' stage of the president's crisis management plan," he said the other day. He and Perry have both called for a ban on flights into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken African...

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