Ever heard of Alex Jones? He’s a right-wing conspiracy nut who believes that “global elites” orchestrated 9/11.
He also produced a video called “The Obama Deception” (viewed more than 1.5 million times on YouTube), which argues that Barack Obama is a tool of the New World Order.
Well... on a nationwide radio talk show Monday night, Alex Jones said that the swine flu virus – the one kicking Mexico’s ass right now – might very well be a “race-specific designer bioweapon.”
Jones and another conspiracist, name of Steve Quayle, hit that “race-specific” speculation rather hard, in fact, on “Coast to Coast AM”... a show more often devoted to discussions of UFOs, Bigfoot and guardian angels.
This bothered me. You know people like to believe any ol’ bullshit. They don’t need to be encouraged by their radio boxes.
On my Vox blog, I’m streaming a 3½-minute excerpt of Alex Jones on “Coast to Coast.” Click here to listen.