Former senior political advisor for President Obama David Axelrod woke up this morning dismayed by the amount of anxiety in America about Ebola.
Striking juxtaposition: Ebola fear rampant, despite negligible threat to Americans. But thousands fall victim to gun violence each year.
— David Axelrod (@davidaxelrod) October 27, 2014
The lack of successful gun control policies has worried Axelrod for years, particularly after President Obama failed to get the Senate to support background checks on private purchases.