Billionaire tyrant Donald Trump is chasing the anti-Ebola vote with his latest Twitter rampage, as America's best known business figure still apparently contemplates running for President.
'STOP FLIGHTS!' may not resonate with voters like other political slogans.
But, it's the latest message from Trump, who has previously said the two American aid workers infected with ebola and being flown back to the US for treatment must stay in West Africa to "suffer the consequences" of their decision to go to fight the worst ever outbreak of the disease, that has killed 826 people so far.
The bigger problem with Ebola is all of the people coming into the U.S. from West Africa who may be infected with the disease. STOP FLIGHTS!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 4, 2014
Having previously called for just the two Americans to be kept out of the US, Trump now wants all flights to and from the US stopped to prevent an outbreak.
If you reassure yourself with thoughts that Trump isn't seriously considering running for president, look at the responses he chose to tweet just after he said it.
"@happygirl71929: Our current government doesn't have the balls to do what needs to be done....Yet ANOTHER reason for you to Run!"— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 5, 2014
Dr Kent Brantly, a 33-year-old father-of-two, was flown back to the US over the weekend to receive treatment in one of the most sophisticated ebola treatment facilities in the world.
It is the first time a person infected with the virus, which was first documented in 1976, has been transported into the US.
He is to be followed by Nancy Writebol, an American aid worker who was also infected and currently flying there today.
Dr Brantly, a devout Christian, has said he is "terrified" at being infected with Ebola and is "fervently praying to God" that he will survive.
"It's a very stressful time," his mother Jan told The Daily Mail.
"Kent is a fine young man, very compassionate, doing what he's prepared all his life to do. He's placed his life in the hands of a loving God and our love in that God that sustains us.
But compassion was not Trump's choice emotion of the day and he *really* feels like the two Americans should be made to stay in Africa, where they are more likely to die in an outbreak that has killed around 60% of those who have been infected.
A doctor on NBC Nightly News agreed with me-we should not bring Ebola into our country through two patients, but should bring docs to them.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 4, 2014
Then, in a tweet full of foreboding, he implied there was more to come...Suggest a correction