When is injecting medicine bad & injecting poison good? When your name is Jenny McCarthy and you don’t understand basic science.
“I love Botox, I absolutely love it,” she said. “I get it minimally, so I can still move my face. But I really do think it’s a savior.”
Phil Plait sums up her position nicely here:
I see. So injecting kids with scientifically-proven medicine that can save their lives and the lives of countless others is bad because of a fantasy-driven belief that it causes autism, but injecting a lethal pathogen — in fact, the most lethal protein known — into your face to help ease the globally threatening scourge of crow’s feet is just fine and dandy.
It’s things like this that illustrate why we must Stop Jenny McCarthy.