A Fatal Eclipse Of Trust

Lots to think about in this post from “According to Hoyt.” Especially of personal concern is the new “Ebola Czar.” At best, there will be no impact, at worst, another layer of bureaucracy and reporting to go through. Lucky us.

According To Hoyt

Sorry, guys, we’re not all going to die of Ebola. I know, I know, we’ve been hoping for so long for the Sweet Meteor of Death that the Sweet Pandemic of Death would do, right?

But life is full of these little disappointments, and we’re going to have to live and – being us – rebuild the republic.

Which is a problem, because while we’re not all going to die of Ebola, Ebola has revealed how far gone we are in lack of civic trust.

No, I’m not accusing you of being untrusting. I trust you to be untrusting. I count on it.

The poor creatures who “trust government” much less those who think they “belong to the government” can only be kept alive, let alone safe, when surrounded by a lot of us jaundiced creatures who examine every statement of the government and who, if the government tells us…

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