Autism is a well-known bogeyman of anti-science types, like anti-vaxxers and people who bleat on about “chemicals” in their food.1 One woman with autism decided she’d had enough of being a scapegoat, and went to an anti-anti-science rally in return. If you think she was treated with kindness and compassion by the anti-science types, well then. Do I have some news for you…

  1. Spoiler alert: all food is made of chemicals. All things are made of chemicals. The air is made of chemicals. You’re made of chemicals. Chemicals! Chemicals everywhere! ^