Timing Is Everything
And now we see (by way of Attaturk) that the "moderate" and "bipartisan" Republican Senator from Maine, Susan Collins, had another concern:
Susan was successful in eliminating this wasteful spending. Luckily for her, there's no chance of a flu pandemic.
Republicans - always thinking ahead.
(Would it be churlish of me to point out that Texas Gov. Rick "Secession Now!" Perry is demanding that the Feds hand over anti-virals to him? Yes, yes it would.)