Last week, President-Elect Trump received a visit from none other than Robert F. Kennedy Jr., who our colleague Walter Olson refers to as America’s Most Irresponsible Public Figure. Keeping with this title, Kennedy will be joining the Trump team on a panel to vet vaccine safety. This, like many of Trumps moves, will create international debate. Show More Summary
By Anne Dachel Jan 15, 2017, St. Louis Post Dispatch (editorial board): Trump is flirting with disaster with choice to head vaccines panel Asking Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to lead a panel on the safety and scientific integrity of vaccines...
From Lawrence Solomon at FinancialPost.com. With repealing Obamacare, building a wall, cutting corporate taxes and keeping jobs at home all high on Donald Trump’s agenda, the announcement Tuesday that he asked Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to consider chairing a commission...
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Donald Trump met with Robert F. Kennedy Jr. last week to discuss making RFK Jr. the chair of a new vaccine commission. Both Trump and RFK suffer from the delusional belief that vaccines cause autism, and lawyer RFK Jr. has no qualifications whatever to judge vaccine safety.
On Tuesday, Robert F Kennedy Jr. told major media outlets that he may head a new Commission on Vaccine Safety. The purpose of this commission, per Mr. Kennedy, is to debate the science. “[Mr. Trump] says that his opinion doesn’t matter,...Show More Summary
Robert F. Kennedy Jr., political scion–turned–anti-vaccine alarmist, emerged from a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday claiming that Trump had offered him a position leading a vaccine safety commission. This is a terrible...Show More Summary
Vaccines have been shown safe and effective. When he hints otherwise, the president-elect is gambling with young lives This week, vaccine skeptic Robert F Kennedy Jr announced that he’d been nominated by President Elect Donald Trump to chair a commission on vaccine safety. Show More Summary
This week hasn’t been a particularly good week for science. It started out on Monday with news of the social media storm from over the weekend over a blatantly antivaccine screed published the Friday before by the director of The Cleveland Clinic Wellness Clinic. Then, towards the middle of the week, we learned that our…
Early reports that President-elect Donald Trump would pick longtime Overlawyered and personal favorite Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. to head a panel on vaccine safety and scientific integrity — I am not making this up — appear to have beenShow More Summary
A curious confluence of events unfolded Tuesday night. Just hours before President Obama uttered the powerful “science and reason matter” in his farewell address, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. announced that the incoming president had tappe...
By Anne Dachel This is a follow-up interview with Robert Kennedy, Jr. yesterday after the announcement that he would head a vaccines safety panel for President Trump. Notice that Kennedy emphasizes the importance of safe vaccines. Already there has been...
This is horrifying: President-elect Donald Trump asked Robert F. Kennedy Jr., a proponent of a widely discredited theory that vaccines cause autism, to chair a new commission on vaccine safety and scientific integrity, Kennedy said Tuesday. The stunning move... Show More Summary
Robert Kennedy, Jr. is an activist, author, and attorney specializing in environmental law. He is the son of Robert “Bobby” Kennedy, a former U.S. attorney general, and the nephew of former President John F. Kennedy. Kennedy is president of the board of Waterkeeper Alliance, a non-profit focused on protecting and enhancing waterways worldwide. He has […]
Robert F. Kennedy Jr., an anti-vaxxer conspiracy theorist, could chair a presidential commission on vaccine safety.
In 2005, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., published an article in Rolling Stone, and online, at Salon, called “Deadly Immunity.” It was, he wrote, “the story of how government health agencies colluded with Big Pharma to hide the risks of thimerosal’’—a preservative once widely used in vaccines—and “a chilling case study of institutional arrogance, power and greed.”
The medical community isn't thrilled about the news that vaccine skeptic Robert Kennedy Jr. met with the president-elect about the possibility.
Trump has picked anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to chair the committee on vaccine safety. Next up, Gollum will chair the committee to destroy the One Ring. Trump Picks Anti-Vaxxer to Lead Commission on Vaccine Safety is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
The anti-vaccine conspiracy theory requires believing that we doctors are either incompetent or too monstrous to care.