It was a close one, but 2019’s Douchebag of the Year (by two votes) is Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. The “activist” has been going bonkers over vaccines for a while now. First, it was the mercury in vaccines, but then Andrew Jeremy Wakefield was like, “No, my dude. The MMR doesn’t mercury in it, and it causes mad autism.” (Read that in a posh British accent.) So RFK, Jr. changed his tune. It’s all about the vaccines now, not mercury.
The Stuff of Nightmares
He is so devoted to the idea that vaccines are evil that he went to Samoa to talk about them along with Douchebag Runner-Up Taylor Winterstein. The result? Thousands of children sick with measles, hundreds hospitalized and dozens dead. Yeah, yeah, you could argue that it was not a direct result of his visit, just like Andrew Jeremy’s visit to Somali residents of Minnesota right before they had their big measles outbreak there is pure coincidence.
But, hey, if people like Bob-o here and Andy there are going to see causation when there is only correlation, then so am I. And, for that, they have blood on their hands.
Jesus Christ, he’s spooky.
As winner of this distinguished prize, we will be donating $100 to UNICEF for vaccines in the name of this crazy f*ck.
Make it stop!!!
It’s been a while since I’ve held voting for “Douchebag of the Year” on the blog. Our Douchebag Emerit-ass, Dr. Bob Sears, is back in the running after a series of missteps that have landed him in hot water with the medical board of California… again.
Here are our candidates:
Bob Sears, again?
Taylor Winterstein, for this.
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. for being a crap human being, according to his own family.
Del Bigtree, for being creepy AF.
Larry Cook, for being creepier TF.
Jenna Jameson, for weird statements about what governments mandate being evil.
Barbara Loe Fisher, for a lifetime of stupidity.
Andrew Jeremy Wakefield, for 20 years (plus) of living off his fraudulent study.
Here is our ballot. Feel free to vote as early and often as you want. The winner gets $100 donated to Red Cross International for MMR vaccines in Samoa and/or Congo in their name…
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Thank you all for your nominations in the comments, Twitter, Facebook and via email. It’s time to vote. Voting will be open until January 1, 2016, at midnight Eastern Standard Time.
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