The constitutional challenges to New Jersey's Ebola quarantine that its first subject is reportedly considering are weak and unlikely to prevail. The government's authority to prevent the spread of deadly disease is not limited to those people demonstrably exposed or infected.
On Monday evening’s episode of “The Daily Show,” Samantha Bee explored the anti-science denialism that infects blue America: the anti-vaccine movement. Alas, she concludes that the only cure is more outbreaks or, as she puts it, everything will be okay once Florida is under water and everyone has polio. UPDATE: The Daily Show piece highlights […]