Sunday, May 07, 2006
You want a conspiracy theory? How about a conspiracy?
An exercise for the reader. First, go read this. Take your time, and go over it carefully to make sure you understand the implications. Read it a second time if you have to. Soak it in and savour the details. Finished? Good.
Now go read this. Don't you have at least a couple of questions at this point?
AND THE ANALOGIES DON'T END THERE. In the comments, Alison suggests an even earlier analogy -- the ever-so-convenient release of the Iran hostages shortly after Ronald Reagan defeated Jimmy Carter in the 1980 presidential election. Coincidence? I think not.
In fact, I was originally planning to lead off with that example but, for the sake of my Wankerville readers, I didn't want to force them to keep three whole examples in mind at the same time. That's just the kind of guy I am.