From Michael Shear et al., in the NYT:
A prominent anti-vaccine crusader said on Tuesday that President-elect Donald J. Trump had asked him to lead a new government commission on vaccine safety and scientific integrity — a possibility that spread alarm among medical experts that Mr. Trump could be giving credence to debunked conspiracy theories about the dangers of immunizations...
Now, instead of lone crazy-induced outwardly rippling outbreaks in the Valley or at Disneyland it could be entire swaths of Red States backed with trojan horses emerging from New Agey elitist enclaves in the coastal Blues.
It's almost like we're watching a self-induced Zombie Apocalypse play out for real, in realish-type time while Mr. Obama invites the Chicago Cubs to the White House as if nothing untoward is going down.
And if Dr. Salk flew in today, would Mr. Trump decide, through surrogates, to deny him funding anyway?
Meanwhile, closer to home, the Dean almost keeps up with Laila's shocking discovery that there is Swift Boating going on (again) in Lotusland...Say Anything, indeed.