Think about it.
Read this Storify to learn the utterly mundane truth!!!
You should not panic over the first reported case of Ebola in the United States, specifically right here in Texas (albeit in Dallas, but that’s still Texas.)
State health officials have reportedly enacted quarantine procedures for members of the person’s family. This could lead to our other favorite subject for freak-outs, some sort of shadowy government takeover under the guise of a communicable disease quarantine, or total government incompetence, or some inexplicable combination of the two. I did a Storify to explain why you shouldn’t worry about that, either.
I made a new Storify:
A glorious thing occurred on Twitter the other day. Behold:
As near as I can tell, Bobby Constantino means very well. The former Boston-area prosecutor has some efforts to his name aimed at facilitating people’s exit from the big house, he reached out to the classmates of a Boston Marathon bombing victim, and he went to some rather extreme lengths to protest the initial handling of the George Zimmerman case. His recent piece in The Atlantic, however, is basically the epiphany of someone who spent years sending people to jail, but only just now figured out that jail sucks. I Storified some good tweets about it (if you can’t see it embedded below, go here):