Antivaccine nonsense Medicine

“The midwit effect”? Antivaxxers are irritated by a study on intelligence and vaccines

A study was published linking vaccine acceptance to intelligence. Whatever the validity of the study, it irritated an antivaxxer, who called it the “midwit” effect.

Antivaccine nonsense Skepticism/critical thinking

“I’m a rational theorist, not a conspiracy theorist.”

Conspiracy theorists hate being called conspiracy theorists. After they try to rebrand themselves as “rational theorists,” hilarity ensues.

Antivaccine nonsense Bad science Medicine Skepticism/critical thinking

“I know you are, but what am I?” John Leake and Peter McCullough vs. conspiracy theories

COVID-19 cranks and antivaxxers John Leake and Dr. Peter McCullough are unhappy at correctly being labeled conspiracy theorists. So what does Leake do? Engage in projection, of course!