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What the Media Won’t Tell You: Hillary and Obama Doubted Vaccines in 2008

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Rand Paul and Chris Christie have been getting attacked by the liberal media for the last few days over comments they made saying that the government shouldn’t force children to get all vaccines.

But what the media isn’t reporting on is that the White House stated essentially the same thing – that we don’t need a new federal mandate ensuring that parents get their children vaccinated.

In fact, it seems that the media has completely forgotten when President Obama publicly voiced his skepticism of vaccines.

Flashback to 2008, when left-leaning Huffington Post reported on Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama’s views on vaccines being linked to autism:

Senator Hillary Clinton, in response to a questionnaire from the autism activist group A-CHAMP, wrote that she was “Committed to make investments to find the causes of autism, including possible environmental causes like vaccines.” And when asked if she would support a study of vaccinated vs. unvaccinated children, she said: “Yes. We don’t know what, if any, kind of link there is between vaccines and autism – but we should find out.”

And now, yesterday, at a rally in Pennsylvania, Barack Obama had this rather surprising thing to say:

“We’ve seen just a skyrocketing autism rate. Some people are suspicious that it’s connected to the vaccines. This person included. The science right now is inconclusive, but we have to research it.”

Do you think this kind of hypocrisy will last for the next two years until 2016?

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