Rush Limbaugh: Michele Bachmann ‘Jumped The Shark’ With Gardasil Causes Retardation Accusation | Talking Points Memo

Not even the conservative’s conservative is going to bail Michele Bachmann out of this one.

On his show today, Rush Limbaugh attacked Bachmann for her medically baseless claim that Gardasil — the HPV vaccine Rick Perry mandated for young girls in Texas — causes mental retardation.The claim came last night, after a debate performance where some saw Bachmann reignite her flagging campaign partially due to her pressuring Perry on the Gardisil issue on stage, largely the grounds that forcing the procedure was a “violation of liberty.”

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