The former head of the Republican party of South Carolina has called for the immediate execution of anyone testing positive for the deadly Ebola virus.
In a series of tweets this past Saturday, Todd Kincannon, the former executive director of the South Carolina Republican Party, suggested that not only should everyone with Ebola be put to death, but he also urged hospital workers to refuse to treat Ebola patients.
“The protocol for a positive Ebola test should be immediate humane execution and sanitization of the whole area,” Kincannon wrote. “That will save lives.”
When challenged on his barbaric suggestion, Kincannon dug in:
Then there’s this:
Keep in mind, this man worked for six years for the Republican party, and was considered such a shining young light of the party that he was chosen to run the entire state party of South Carolina.
Kincannon has a history of being incendiary, which only adds to the mystery that the Republican party permitted him to not only work for them for six years, but that he was chosen by the Republicans for such a senior position.
For example, just last month, Kincannon defended football player Ray Rice for knocking his then-fiancée unconscious:
Welcome to the modern Republican party. And make sure you vote in November.