Has the blogosphere always been this awash in conspiracy theories? I was reading a European writer the other day who commented (and perhaps for good reason) that Americans as a people seem to have a predilection for conspiracy theories—those wild suppositions claiming sinister powers are manipulating current events, the populace, politics, the markets, medical science (you choose), all for a nefarious end. For example, one blogger suggested one of the presidential candidates is suffering from a secret malady that will cut short their candidacy and offered a YouTube link as proof.
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Article excerpt posted on en.intercer.net from The Fourth Watch.