Read time: 1 minute

Stupid Right Wing Tweets: Ebola Edition

After the announcement that there's a new Ebola case in New York, the wingers took to Twitter with predictable results.
Stupid Right Wing Tweets: Ebola Edition
Image from: National Journal

Yes, there is a case of Ebola in New York City. Dr. Craig Spencer recently returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa, and has been self-monitoring for symptoms, which appeared today. He was taken to Bellevue Hospital, where they have been implementing best practices and protocols for Ebola.

It's a virus. It's sort of inevitable that it will come to this country eventually, and it's unworthy of the panic around it. But that didn't stop the right wingers from just going nuts on twitter.

First, we have the now-deleted tweet from a senior adviser to Senator Ted Cruz up at the top. Obsessive much? When he was ridiculed for such a stupid tweet, Muzin deleted it, claiming his poorly expressed sarcasm was too difficult for people to understand.

And then there's The Donald, who projectile-vomited a bunch of bile into the Twittersphere all at once:

This is the one that made me laugh loud enough for the neighbors to hear:

Then he just kept at it, reminding us all of what a vile human he is:

Before his temperature spiked up today, Dr. Spencer had been feeling listless, but without a fever. As soon as his temperature reading showed a fever, he called the hospital. His fiancée has been isolated for monitoring as well.

If you feel as slimed as I do by Donald Trump's nonsense, this tweet from the NBC freelance photographer who has recovered from Ebola should clear the air: has more from him. Well worth the read.

Can you help us out?

For 17 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit, but now Facebook is drowning us in an ocean of right wing lies. Please give a one-time or recurring donation, or buy a year's subscription for an ad-free experience. Thank you.

More C&L Coverage


New Commenting System

Our comments are now powered by Insticator. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. The process is quick and simple. Please note that the ability to comment with a C&L site account is no longer available.

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.

Please Do Not Use the Login Link at the Top of the Site.

In order to comment you must use an Insticator account. To register an account, enter your comment and click the post button. A dialog will then appear allowing you create your account.

We will be retiring our Crooks and Liars user account system in January, 2021.

Thank you.
C&L Team