Saturday, 12 March 2011

John Stone in "still dumber than a box of rocks" shock.

As I've mentioned before, anti-vaccine wingnut John Stone has pretty much given up on any scientific approaches to showing that vaccines cause autism, and spends his days thinking up weaker and weaker ways to smear anyone even vaguely involved in pointing out Andrew Wakefield's fraud.

His latest attempt is at Age of Autism, where he accuses the BMJ itself of not declaring its competing interests.

Firstly he tries to argue that taking advertising is a undeclared conflict of interest. How can advertising be undeclared John? Look, it's there in front of your eyes. "I'm an advert, trying to sell you something!"

Then he points out that GSK and Merck part fund the BMJ awards. Shock horror - an undisclosed conflict of interest! Except it's not undisclosed. It's there, on the BMJ awards page on the BMJ website. Stone even provides a link to it! How is that possibly undisclosed?

What a moron. Just goes to show - John Stone is a cock.


David N. Andrews M. Ed., C. P. S. E. said...

"What a moron. Just goes to show - John Stone is a cock."

Well, my willy might take issue with you on that point, Becky. But my brain knows what you mean. However, I have run into that seed-spreading toss-pot so many times that ... yeh, I think he's a bit of a knob too.

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