Also, I should be clear in that I mean mercury and/or vaccines. It could be either. It could be both. It could be neither.
The root of the autism epidemic could also be environmental or food-borne mercury (you can bet your ass that it's been a long time since I've eaten fish). Or, as Seymour remarked last night, the addition of folic acid to our foodstuffs, making previously non-viable pregnancies neurologically stable. A budding conspiracist could go wacky with the theories.
Here are a couple of articles for you to ponder:
Mercury causes Autism: Pro
Mercury causes Autism: Con (Thanks, Liz)
Eesh. This was supposed to be a non-blogging day!