Trump Goes On Ebola Rant: The Plague Will Spread Inside Our Borders!

AP

Real estate mogul Donald Trump let loose on Twitter with a series of doomsday predictions following news that a pair of Americans who had contracted the Ebola virus would be brought to the U.S. for treatment.

Trump began his rant Thursday night and quickly ratcheted up the rhetoric, including condemning the two aid workers who contracted the virus while treating Ebola patients in Africa.

“People that go to far away places to help out are great,” Trump wrote in one tweet, “but must suffer the consequences!”

Here’s a small taste of Trump’s outrage, which also included retweets from others who praised his stance on the matter:

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