Ed Driscoll

"CONSPIRACIES SO VAST"

Darrin McMahon of The Boston Globe looks at conspiracy theories from “the Age of Enlightenment…[to] the Age of the Internet”. McMahon throws Ann Coulter’s Treason into the mix, perhaps to avoid answering the unspoken question his article raises, but can’t or won’t answer: arguably beginning with Hillary Clinton’s “Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy” quip in early 1998, why have so many conspiracy theories been coming from the left?

(Via PrestoPundit.)

UPDATE: Speaking of conspiracies from the left

ANOTHER UPDATE: James Taranto looks at conspiracy theories regarding Ricin in the Senate mailroom from 2001 and today.