Barack Obama's Diary: Debating Ebola

Dear Diary: I met today with national security and health care advisors to discuss the Ebola situation. At the gathering were National Security Advisor Susan Rice, HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell, White House Homeland Security Advisor Lisa Monaco, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden, who  insisted on participating  only by telephone, despite my assurances that he was no less likely to  get Ebola near me  than on a Librarian bus." My point exactly," said he.