Autism/vaccine linkers don't necessarily tend to be politically left-leaning. If you search around, you'll find just as many Christianist, born-again science-haters as crunchy, tech-hating liberals. In the case of the autism/vaccine crowd, it's more a case of looking for someone, anyone, to blame your child's condition on - more a part of our "blame someone else" culture than a political tendancy.
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