Respectful Insolence

Archives for June 5, 2008

The organizers of the “Green Our Vaccines” rally yesterday went to great trouble to keep repeating a mantra that they “aren’t anti-vaccine” but rather “pro-safe vaccine” (or, as Jenny McCarthy likes to put it, “anti-toxin”). I’ve argued that it’s all a cynical ploy to hide their true agenda. What do some of the signs carried…

(Note: In the photo above, the guy in the sunglasses behind Jim Carrey is our old friend Dr. Jay Gordon, Santa Monica antivaccinationist-sympathetic pediatrician to the beautiful people. He’s the one with his tongue sticking out.) It’s worse than I thought. In seeing the first bits of video last night from the “Green Our Vaccines”…

The long national nightmare is over…

…the Stanley Cup series is finally over. I’m not much of a hockey fan, but with Detroit as my hometown it’s hard for me not to acknowledge the victory of my hometown team the Detroit Red Wings. Way to go!