And once again we turn our attention to the deportable anchor baby (the policies that he has called for would deport himself even at his advanced age back to India), noted boy exorcist-volcano scholar, the leader of the Stupid Party Bobby Jindal who is taking his culture warrior street cred national in 2016 Goat Rodeo.
You see, Bobby, not to be outdone by anyone else got ahead of the laughably doctored Planned Parenthood video meme and by executive fiat defunded the organization in his state, even though the clinics there did not perform abortion services. Planned Parenthood sort of served as the free clinic to at risk, low income populations (ie, “THEM”) who probably were not going to vote for Jindal anyway. And today we have an update, you know, how well that decision is playing out:
“We have a syphilis epidemic right now in New Orleans,” said Dr. Taylor, the medical director overseeing programs to combat sexually transmitted infections for the State Office of Public Health. She is also the director of Louisiana State University’s sexually transmitted infections program, which operates in the wellness center here. Louisiana ranks first among the states in cases of gonorrhea, second in chlamydia, and third in syphilis and H.I.V., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.