Like so many of today’s conservatives, who are either astonishingly ignorant or just plain liars, Michele Bachmann at least pretends not to know where Ebola comes from. Like several others, she is claiming that those child refugees coming to out Southern border might be carrying Ebola.
“People from Yemen, Iran, Iraq and other terrorist nations are making their way up through America’s southern border because they see that it’s a green light, they can easily get in,” the Minnesota Republican warned. “Not only people with potentially terrorist activities, but also very dangerous weapons are going to cross our border in addition to very dangerous drugs, and also life-threatening diseases, potentially including Ebola and other diseases like that.”
Bachmann went on to claim that Obama is deliberately inviting child migrants into the country in order to establish a Democratic voting bloc, a theory also recently articulated by Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert, and begin “transforming America into a Marxist economic model.”
“What he is doing by opening up this southern border, frankly, he is establishing a permanent political class that will vote for a big government mentality that will continually offer welfare decency programs,” she said, arguing that it is all part of a Saul Alinsky-inspired plot to bring communism to America.
She’s also dumb enough to think that communism is still remotely relevant. Of course, it’s relevant only as a scare word, a boogeyman. That’s the only level on which she is capable of thinking.