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Wednesday, June 15, 2005

They're still looking for The Real Killers™

LGF informs us that yet another genius has a loony 9/11 WTC theory. The hook is that this particular moron is the "former chief economist for the Department of Labor during President George W. Bush’s first term".

Have the lefties already started calling this a "smoking gun"? After all: He worked for Bush! This is the Inside Scoop! The Department of Labor must have been in the Conspiracy up to the eyeballs! It all fits!

Speaking of fits...

But seriously, folks. Some clown from the Labor Dept. would have no more of an "inside scoop" on this nonsense than your local dogcatcher — and his claims have nothing to do with his old job at the Labor Department, anyway. That's just the narrative hook UPI used as an excuse to treat his breakdown as news. Instead, his claims rely on his expertise as an engineer, which doesn't exist.

But here's the punchline. He says,

Only professional demolition appears to account for the full range of facts associated with the collapse of the three buildings.

Last I checked, the "full range of facts" involved a full range of video, from multiple sources, depicting an airplane flying into one of the towers.

Is that a common side effect of "professional demolition"? When you see an airplane fly into a bulding, is "professional demolition" the simplest and most natural explanation?


And the UPI reports this raw lunacy with a straight face.