Do people really think flu shots are a government conspiracy?—
Veronica (@veronicafever) January 12, 2013
Oh, my. Yes, some really do. Because wheels within wheels, man. Or something.
A healthy skepticism about government programs is one thing. But while many Americans are scrambling to find flu shots to protect against this year’s deadly epidemic, flu shot truthers are speculating about the “true” nature of the vaccine … with no evidence to support their theories.
Some fear the government is secretly using CVS MinuteClinics to implant tracking devices into unsuspecting patients.
Others wonder if the flu vaccine is all part of a government medical experiment.
Some of the other conspiracy theories floating around:
While it’s possible some of these Twitter users are joking (and we’d really, really like to believe that), there’s no question these conspiracy theories have been popular on Internet forums for some time.
How long until Musket Morgan invites one of these Twitter users on his show to debate gun control?