Texas Republican Calls Vaccines “Sorcery” Twitter Gives Him Some of That Old Snark Magic.


You really can’t make this sh*t up.


“It began on Tuesday when he attacked Dr. Peter Hotez, an outspoken advocate for vaccination.

“You are bought and paid for by the biggest special interest in politics,” Stickland tweeted. “Do our state a favor and mind your own business. Parental rights mean more to us than your self enriching ‘science.’”

Hotez responded, “Sir, as you know, I don’t take a dime from the vaccine industry. I develop neglected disease vaccines for the world’s poorest people.”

“Make the case for your sorcery to consumers on your own dime,” the Texas lawmaker replied.”

Twitter conjures up some responses:

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Surya-Patricia Lane Hood
Surya-Patricia Lane Hood

if this bozo comes down with the measles at his age, he will ‘sing’ a very different tune. Measles in adults can cause life-threatening pneumonia and brain inflammation, middle-ear infection, severe diarrhea, and sometimes death.

Alfred Higgins
Alfred Higgins

Apparently RepStrickland was what brought the term “In a pig’s eye” into common usage!