February 3, 2015

FROM VOX, OF ALL PLACES, A FLASHBACK: Obama’s History Of Pandering To the Anti-Vaxxers. Here’s Obama in 2008: “We’ve seen just a skyrocketing autism rate. Some people are suspicious that it’s connected to the vaccines. This person included. The science right now is inconclusive, but we have to research it.” The reason why the Left is suddenly trying to tie this to GOP candidates is that it’s a big anti-science problem for their camp, and they’re trying to blow enough smoke to obscure that.

Related: Mother Jones, today, attacking Republicans for vaccine doubts.

Mother Jones in 2004: “Are the CDC, the FDA, and other health agencies covering up evidence that a mercury preservative in children’s vaccines caused a rise in autism?”

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