Respectful Insolence

Archives for February 4, 2011

Yesterday, in the course of applying a heapin’ helpin’ of not-so-Respectful Insolence to a particularly brain dead exercise by the anti-vaccine movement, in which the International Medical Council on Vaccination (the most deceptively named anti-vaccine organization this side of the National Vaccine Information Center) gathered 80 signatures of “health care professionals” who warn about the…

A “WTF?” moment

Now here’s a new one: Did the EPA director just imply that there’s a link between contaminated water and autism? Is there something I’m missing here? Is this clip taking her out of context? There is, of course, no credible scientific evidence linking autism to exposure to contaminated water.