The “Colbert Report” host joins the rest of the right-wing media in spreading unfounded paranoia about Ebola. As Stephen Colbert puts it, why listen to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention when you can watch TV pundits who “treat everything like it’s the end of the world.”

Fear, it seems, is always the best response to any situation, or so Fox News and Co. would have you believe.

—Posted by Natasha Hakimi Zapata

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