QOTD: Why is Pres. Obama committing troops to fight Ebola…

…but not this?



To turn the outbreak around, the White House has committed more than $175 million to what it’s calling a “top national security priority.”

The focus of the funds is stopping spread in West Africa. The US will send more than 3,000 troops to the most affected areas, and set up a joint operation in Monrovia, Liberia — the hardest hit of the five regions  — to coordinate relief efforts. —Vox

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