May 12, 2015
These scoffers think their reflexive, paranoid “dot connecting” makes them sound worldly, when just the opposite is true. Remember: Conspiracy theories are History for stupid people. “¨”¨Case in point:
I once worked for a Catholic publishing company that was owned by a company that was owned by a company that was owned by Conrad Black. We got letters, emails and phone calls pretty steadily from folks who”d convinced themselves that the Baron of Crossharbour had personally overseen the wording in the new (and therefore automatically suspect) Sunday missal. Whereas I doubt Black even knew we were part of his portfolio.
Being accused in the Taki’s Magazine comments section of accepting semi-annual ZOG checks long ago lost its novelty. More amusing was the mainstream reporter who was convinced some other Canadian bloggers and I were on the PMO payroll. That the Tories would pay me to post regular features called “Japan: Nuked Too Much or Not Enough?”, “Apartheid: Was It All Bad?” and “Happy Kent State Day!” rather than not is a theory I guess you have to work at a major daily to believe.
So I”ve toiled the better part of 15 years trying to convince idiot leftists to remove their red colored glasses. “Connecting the dots” is a children’s pastime; maybe move up to crossword puzzles?
But now I”m screwed.
I admit to not getting out much, but recently a Professional Conservative ™ said unto me “ unsolicited and matter of factly “ the very sentence at the top of this column.
I was not at all surprised by this particular individual’s defection. I sense the stirrings of a cyclical, seismic shift within the conservative “movement” that will manifest itself more clearly as the 2016 presidential election inches closer.
But I must say, having sniped for so long at the very notion of the Snipe’s existence, I was startled to encounter one in the wild.
I resent having to retire a beloved talking point. Yet perversely, I rather look forward to who else turns between now and next November.