I really enjoy conspiracy theories. Not that I necessarily believe them but I love a good story. If you allow yourself to suspend disbelief they can be enjoyable to contemplate. Layovers in Denver are the best because I can just sit there and trip on being in the capital of the New World Order. The creepy genocide murals, the evil bronco with glowing ruby red eyes that fell over and killed the artist creating it. Good times.
The Right’s conspiracies are a little too convoluted though, even for me. Let’s start with the birthers. I’ve never understood how so many individuals knew Baby Obama would someday be president and decided to falsify records to say he was born in Hawaii. How’s that easier than simply making sure he was born in Hawaii? Or for that matter a critical swing state!
Now comes Rush Limbaugh’s meltdown. He’s got this insane theory about a “Hollywood conspiracy” to name the Batman villain Bane in The Dark Knight Rises in order to get the “brain-dead” public to associate him with Romney’s Bain Capital. A character created about two decades ago just for this purpose!
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