CRAIG SPENCER: ANOTHER DO-GOODER
God spare me from do-gooders. Craig Spencer, a 33 year old doctor, who worked for Doctors Without Borders in Guinea, recently returned to New York with Ebola. This generous liberal is more interested in doing good for strangers in Africa than protecting his fiancé or us from his infected charitable nature.
It’s ironic that he wants to do good for strangers in Guinea but doesn’t care enough about infecting his home city to quarantine himself for 21 days and avoid frivolities like bowling and riding the contagious subways.
Our say-good, do-bad Mayor de Blasio tells us that there is no reason for alarm. Oh, that’s reassuring. As if de Blasio has an advanced degree in infectious diseases. His reassurances are plosive sounds in the wind, signifying pandering for votes rather than protecting his flock.
De Blasio’s wishes are as meaningless as Obama’s promises that we can keep our health care policies, that Benghazi was caused by a video, that he will keep the Syrians behind a red uncrossable line and that Ebola is extremely difficult to transmit and that it won’t come to a town near you.
The Spencer’s, de Blasio’s and Obama’s of the world mean well. For themselves. They just don’t know how to transmit it to others.
They are do-gooders who tear the world down while they pretend that they are building it up. They put one rhetorical brick in the wall and take two actual ones out.
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