I was reading this in National Review, an ultra-conservative magazine, recently, and while I don’t agree with the magazine as a whole, they had some points.
It was definitely the better off – even if just upper-middle class – bringing in the disease from abroad because who goes abroad? Well, the folks at your local fast food restaurant generally won’t go. Even if they save enough money, it’s not to go to Paris.
Anyway, we certainly cannot ban overseas travel – assuming no pandemic is going on – just because elitists might bring a disease to kill our working poor.
Other Observations from the Article
- In fact, elitists who champion the environment use more fuel via jets than most people do in their lifetime. Well, that was the claim.
- Elitists seem to condescendingly advise everyone about diseases.