Michael Savage, the completely unhinged right wing talk show host, has a cute new conspiracy theory: President Obama is deliberately bringing Ebola into the United States in order to spark an epidemic to wipe out white people and turn America into a third-world country.
He claimed that a treasonous Obama “wants to infect the nation with Ebola,” warning that the president decided to send U.S. service members to West Africa in hopes that one of the soldiers would contract Ebola and bring it back home.
If we had a legitimate president with a conscience he would resign,” Savage said in reaction to the Dallas Ebola case. “He would say, ‘You know what, I meant well but I screwed up at every level, I’m resigning.’ But you don’t have such a situation, you have a zealot who has no conscience.”
Savage suggested that Obama seeks to bring the Ebola epidemic to America in order to turn the U.S. into a Third World nation and bring the country down: “That’s the way to make things fair and equitable. You can’t have a nation with such good health in a world where there’s such sickness. Obama wants equality and he wants fairness and it’s only fair that America have a nice epidemic or two or three or four in order to really feel what it’s like to be in the Third World. You have to look at it from the point of view of a leftist.”
It’s revealing, I think, that people like Savage don’t have any intelligent criticisms of the president. If they did, they wouldn’t have to resort to these bizarre conspiracy theories that attempt to turn Obama into a Batman villain. The depressing thing is that there are millions and millions of people who actually buy into this bullshit.