As if she hasn't done enough damage, I ran across this on another list that I am on:
FOR WORLD AUTISM DAY: APRIL 2 – Jenny McCarthy & David Kirby for a full
hour on LARRY KING LIVE
Wednesday, April 2
On World Autism Day, the controversy over vaccines! Do they contribute
to autism, or is there a greater risk going without? Actress and mother
of an autistic child, Jenny McCarthy, debates the issue with medical
Now Larry King doesn't strike me as being very balanced on this (he has had Jenny on several times regarding autism). But the one good question he did ask recently was regarding adult autistics, to which Jenny responded that she'd never met any. Since King is basically a celebrity junkie and not a journalist I guess I can't blame him for going with B grade celebrities that will boost his ratings.
I guess the only good that might come of this upcoming show is that eventually even people that are not really paying attention will start to get the message that Jenny is a total air head, and has absolutely no science or reason to back up her beliefs.
On Larry King's website:
if you go to the April 2nd show, there is a button where you can submit questions for the guest (I guess it's cheaper to have the audience make up the questions rather than have a researcher). I'm counting on the "medical experts" on the show to carry the factual side regarding vaccines, so I asked
Do you still believe that you are an "Indigo Mom" and your son Evan is a "Crystal Child"? If so, what do you base this on?
I encourage everyone to go there and submit your own questions. I don't even want to comment on Kirby. He seems to have the minimal intelligence necessary to know that he's totally screwed up.