Matt Lauer interviewed the nurse at the center of Gov. Christie’s quarantine drama this morning, Kaci Hickox, and here are some of the highlights:

Um, OK. We didn’t realize that following the “science” meant nurses get to make their own laws.

Freedom fighter.

Well, as for the science, the CDC did just issue protocols that put Ms. Hickox in the “Some Risk” category which would mean “Restricted Public Activities” and “Restricted Travel” are determined on a “case-by-case” basis. If Maine decides she needs to have restrictions placed on her movements, then that is the CDC protocol. As for the constitutionality of all this and a lawsuit against Gov. Christie, Gov. Christie put it best:

Nailed it!

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