Dr. David Gorski is an established pro-vaccine internet troll with ties to the Barbara Anne Karmanos Cancer Institute, notorious for experimental cancer treatments and drugs that have been fast-tracked by the FDA.
Karmanos is also where cancer fraudster Dr. Farid Fata had his clinic. Fata used aggressive chemotherapy treatments on cancer-free individuals, over-administered chemotherapy on people with no chance of survival, undertreated cancer patients, overbilled insurance, and defrauded the government out of $17 million.
Gorski consistently trashes holistic medicine and vaccine skeptics under the pen name “Orac” on the website ScienceBlogs, heavily sponsored by the drug industry.
In an effort to discredit “anti-vaxxers,” Gorski’s followers promote the use of “emotional warfare” on “anti-vax blogs.” That ScienceBlogs post instructs other trolls to embellish sad stories full of tears and “unbearable grief and terror” about friends and family members who died of terrible diseases in an effort to push harmful vaccines.
The “more gross the better,” the post reads. Gorski’s followers claim that this tactic will work like advertising and influence the minds and decisions of readers on the fence about vaccinating. Make sure to add a few grammatical errors to make it believable, it continues
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