Stupid Science Fiction week continues! Today's entry is a supervillain origin story, a stupid supervillain origin story! Via Tengrain, we have some serious anti-vaxx whackaloonery out of Ohio, with one Sherri Tenpenny (fifteen cents short of a quarter) claiming that vaccine recipients are, basically, Magneto now:
This idiocy began on the Tik Tok video platform. This being Summer, we're all a bit sticky, so any practically light object pressed onto one's skin will briefly adhere. Again, in Ohio, some dumbass tries to push this nonsense, with mixed results:
Testimony going off the rails now.— Tyler Buchanan (@Tylerjoelb) June 8, 2021
Tenpenny is claiming there is metal in the vaccine that causes forks to stick to your forehead. She saw videos of it on the internet, you see
Also promoting the 5G cell phone network vaccine theory. This is the anti-vaccine "expert witness" pic.twitter.com/sPpuAqmHba
We should show this clip to aliens who invade our planet. Prove to them we're the dumbest species in the solar system.pic.twitter.com/OpnpLSyN0v— Isaac (@WorldofIsaac) June 9, 2021
This idiocy makes me pine for those halcyon days when the idiocy was just as real, but wasn't quite as pernicious, when the stakes of anti-science lunacy weren't so high:
Fucking vaccines, how do they work?