November 14th, 2008

Apollo 4 on column of fire

A fascinating descent into madness

It is amazing, when Thom Hartmann is talking with his Kennedy-conspiracy co-author, how he can get excited about some low-life ‘confessing’ to the murders of JFK and MLK. Seriously, you could sell these guys the Brooklyn Bridge.

They are an American equivalent of the old Soviet émigré conspiracy-theorists who insisted (on the Barry Farber radio program) that Glasnost and Perestroika were an extremely clever trap for the United States.

Or, they are a normal, unscary American equivalent of the demented, scary Americans who believed him when Ahmad Chalabi said "it’s six o’clock here" or "the".