Wednesday night's Republican debate veered into crackpot territory when CNN's Jake Tapper asked Dr. Ben Carson whether Donald Trump should stop falsely linking vaccines to autism.
Not only did Carson not say Trump should stop, he suggested the professional entertainer had a point. And then The Donald himself went on to repeat the widely discredited claim that vaccines cause autism, and nobody called him out.
"CNN was irresponsible to even bring that up," journalist Ana Marie Cox said on HuffPost's "So That Happened" Podcast. "If you even talk about the vaccine debate you give it credence..."
Friday, September 18, 2015
The GOP Debate's Vaccine Disaster: