"Maligned by his critics as a race-obsessed media glutton, Jesse Jackson gave detractors plenty of ammunition to use against him in a series of Twitter posts about the Ebola patient being treated in Dallas.
After confirming he would spend Tuesday in Dallas, ostensibly at the request of Thomas Duncan’s family, Jackson soon began posting updates and images showing his multiple media appearances and meetings with prominent local figures...."Never let a crisis go to waste....
Meeting with Mayor of Dallas to discuss how we can help Mr. Thomas Eric Duncan. pic.twitter.com/S6PNlSwRpU
— Rev Jesse Jackson Sr (@RevJJackson) October 7, 2014
A recurring opinion suggested that his inspiration is the same as it was in any of his past decisions to visit a community in the midst of tumult. Money.
THANK GOD! WE ARE SAVED!! /sarcasm RT @wfaachannel8: Jesse Jackson in Dallas to address Ebola scare http://t.co/Uq1tkvmu5n
— John Murphy (@johnmurphy) October 7, 2014
It is NOW COMPLETELY obvious that this man will make ANYTHING about race. https://t.co/9Obm0DwWE9 @DLoesch @DanaTheBlaze
— Lawrence B.Jones III (@LawrenceBJones3) October 7, 2014
But, could this the real reason J.J. is in town?
DALLAS — The Dallas County prosecutor is considering whether to file criminal charges against Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian man who traveled from Monrovia to Dallas, where he was diagnosed with the deadly virus last week.
“We are looking at whether he intentionally and knowingly exposed the public to the virus,” said Debbie Denmon, a spokesperson for the Dallas County prosecutor’s office...."