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“Republican house members had invited Sherri Tenpenny to testify in support of a bill that would weaken our state’s vaccination laws. She is a licensed doctor who is carving out quite the career for herself defying science and spreading lies about Covid-19 vaccines.

“I’m sure you’ve seen the pictures all over the internet of people who have had these shots and now they’re magnetized,” she said, out loud. “You can put a key on their forehead, it sticks. You can put spoons and forks all over and they can stick because now we think there is a metal piece to that.”

Hours later, there’s CNN’s Jake Tapper, smacking that pen to his brow.

“Nope,” he said as the pen tumbled onto his desk. “Not magnetic.”

Magnets, vaccines and the toll the conspiracy of misinformation takes on our ability to protect ourselves (Connie Schulz, USA Today)



Dr T offers an alternative, less light-hearted hypothesis.

Yesterday: El Trabajo Del Diablo

This morning.

Man ‘debunks’ the vaccine magnet challenge using baby powder on sticky skin.

That’s settled that then.



Yesterday: Stuck On You



Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Have you taken the magnet challenge?

Risible nonsense or Mr Roboto-style shenanigans?

We may never know.