The New Jersey Governor, normally a smart guy, bungled this one. It seemed to me he was pandering to the anti-Obama, lowest common denominator base of the Republican Party.
Now he’s trying to back-pedal.
Watch A Discredited Vaccine Study’s Continuing Impact on Public Health on the NY Times.
It’s not uneducated people, but rather wealthy L.A. and San Francisco area parents. Jenny McCarthy fans, I wildly speculate.
If you don’t want to wade through the specifics of why anti-vaxers are wrong, Penn and Teller will give you a graphic explanation.
Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.
That all said, I agree that we should be researching vaccines. Finding the best. Looking for side effects.
But to not vaccinate your kids for measles is near criminal parenting behaviour.