Hillary & Obama change positions on vaccines since 2008

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from NY Daily News,

Both President Obama and Hillary Clinton were cautious in 2008 regarding vaccines and their connection to autism, a much different tone than the pair put forward on Tuesday. Their support of vaccinations comes after New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said there needs to be a ‘balance’ between vaccine requirements and parental concern.

Chris Christie clammed up in London Tuesday after taking heavy rhetorical fire for saying parents should have more choice in which vaccines their kids receive.

The Republican New Jersey governor – and potential 2016 White House contender – had touched off the firestorm just after a U.S. recurrence of measles led President Obama to promote vaccination as safe and effective during a TV interview.

Hillary Clinton, Obama’s fellow Democrat – and possible candidate to succeed him – racked up more than 20,000 retweets on her chime-in: “The science is clear: The earth is round, the sky is blue, and #vaccineswork. Let’s protect all our kids. #GrandmothersKnowBest.”

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