This should come as a shock to the media and their newest darling, that annoying nurse from Maine. Of course they’ll just ignore it and proceed as if the wishes of Americans doesn’t matter.
Nearly seven in 10 Americans believe the United States should shut its doors to foreigners traveling from countries that have seen cases of the Ebola virus, and six in 10 say there should be a total ban on incoming travel for everyone – including Americans – who want to enter the U.S.
Republicans are overwhelmingly against issuing travel visas to people who have been to the Ebola hot zone, with 90 per cent favoring the no-room-at-the-inn approach. Older Americans also preferred a closed-door policy by large numbers.
The GOP also leads the field in asking for travel restrictions on anyone entering the U.S. from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. More than three-fourths of Republicans hold that view, compared with barely half of Democrats.
Republicans also far outstrip Democrats on the question of 21-day forced quarantines for those entering the U.S. from affected countries. Two-thirds of GOPers think isolating potential patients is a must-do. Barely one in three Democrats agree.
The stunning results come from a MailOnline/YouGov poll that surveyed 1,000 Americans, suggesting they’re eager to see the Obama White House embrace the position of Australia – which shut its borders last Tuesday to all travelers from Ebola-stricken nations – and of Canada, which followed suit on Friday.
Meanwhile, has anyone seen “Ebola Czar” Ron Klain yet? We figure perhaps he’s quarantined himself.