Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is taking out anti-vaccine ads promoting scientifically unsupported fearmongering and conspiracy theories. Since we’ve been featuring quacks, we’ll point out how this former dropout, heroin-user, and philanderer is damaging and even killing children by scaring their parents into avoiding vaccinations against formerly-common childhood diseases, which are now returning as more and more children go unprotected — especially in wealthy, “organic” communities like Marin County, California.
Slate has good coverage of his recent activities.
Other posts on pseudoscientific quacks:
Vandana Shiva: Quack
Cleanses and Detox Diets: Quackery
Mike Adams: Quack Suggests Murdering Monsanto-supporting Scientists
More on Quacks: “Dr. Oz” Testifies He’s a Victim!
Vani Hari, “Food Babe” and Quack: Where the Money Comes From
Vani Hari: “Food Babe” and Quack