Posts Tagged ‘conspiracy theories’

CNNHere is an April 18, 2013 CNN video of two raving conspiracy theorists on the Boston Marathon bombings.

The only thing is, they happen to be CNN broadcasters, wearing suits, so according to the public’s perception, that doesn’t make them raving conspiracy theorists, despite acting like them.

From their “analysis” (emphasis mine):

“The other backpack the other individual’s carrying looks heavy, too”

“We’re kind of thinking that maybe they’ve already planted one of the devices and maybe they’re walking away”

Maybe they’re going on their way to plant one”

“You could have both of these individuals carrying both of these devices”

“They might be on their way to one location”

The moral of the story is, if you’re going to spin conspiracy theories, do it from a supposed position of authority, so that the public won’t realize you for being the raving conspiracy theorists you really are.

For more hypocrisy regarding the mass media’s coverage of conspiracy theories, see my article, Don’t donate to Wikipedia until they live up to their stated guidelines.

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I was at a local gathering in the past week and was informed by one of the prominent attendees that administrators of a Wikipedia page about a group he is affiliated with have laughably denied his own attempts to update the page in order to reflect the fact that he no longer occupies the presidency of said organization.

This is yet another indication of why Wikipedia needs reform, as I demonstrated in my article, Don’t donate to Wikipedia until they live up to their state guidelines, about not applying their neutral-point-of-view standard to articles such as the one on the AIDS scam, in renaming it “HIV/AIDS denialism” from the previous, “HIV/AIDS reappraisal”, and their “9/11 conspiracy theories” article, which fails to present the official government conspiracy theory as such.

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