Lead poisoning is being blamed for Freddie Gray’s woes.
New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof wrote this:
The link in the clip goes to a Baltimore Sun article which reads:
Now if Freddie Gray is deemed to have had lead poisoning with blood lead levels of between 11-19 mg/DL, then virtually everyone above the age of say 35 was probably similarly lead “poisoned,”as shown by the CDC chart below:
Here are the CDC levels of concern for lead in historic perspective:
If Freddie Gray was lead “poisoned,” so were most of the rest of us.
Freddie Gray’s problem was poverty — not lead.
For more, read Steve Milloy’s FOXNews.com column “Get the Lead Hysteria Out.”