What, did you think no one would notice, CDC?
Did you think no one would oh, I dunno, save the image?
Eight days ago, the CDC used this infographic in a Vital Signs post about women and alcohol:
A closer view of the top part of the image:
You don’t have to take my word for it, as it was the outrage heard ’round the feminist internet:
- Protect Your Womb From the Devil Drink
- Women who aren’t on birth control shouldn’t drink alcohol, CDC says
- 12 Interesting Reactions to the CDCâ€™S New Alcohol Guidelines for Women
- Women Blast CDC’s Advice To Use Birth Control If Drinking Alcohol
- The CDCâ€™s New Infographic About Women And Drinking Is Totally Wild
Today, that same Vital Signs post has this infographic:
And to further add insult to injury, they’re trying to pretend that this is the way it always was. See, the CDC actually has a little count down at the bottom of the page that’s supposed to change when they update things, and yet,…
Click here to see the full image, including day/time stamp, if you want proof I took it today. Or just look at their website. Tomato, tohmahto.
Edited to add: And Jess Beasley offers this wonderful point:
@rocza Of course, now it looks like that bearded dude might wind up unintentionally pregnant if he drinks
— Jess Beasley (@thornmallow) February 10, 2016
3:05 pm Addendum: Apparently when BuzzFeed calls, CDC listens, blanches, and then takes down the offending graphic. …proving that yet again, the CDC does not understand that the internet is forever.