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Originally posted by retzius
When I see Bush at these things lately he looks haggard. I know there is a lot of vitriol toward him, but have you ever entertained the idea that he is just a useless tool in this whole game, that he really wants to speak up but either wont or cant.
The fact of the matter is, we – when it comes to pandemics, we are overdue, and we're underprepared. And it's necessary that we speak with candor about it and that we move with dispatch to prepare.
Pandemics are a biologic fact of life. They're part of the microbial world of viruses and bacteria and microbes that are constantly mutating, constantly adapting. They are aggressors, constantly seeking more fruitful hosts.