Ebola arrived in the U.S. for the first time ever recently and the Obama administration’s behind-the-curve response has been widely criticized. For former Obama adviser David Axelrod, that means it’s time to … change the subject!

Axelrod’s distraction made sense to some:

But others didn’t let Axelrod get away with being Axelrod:

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