In the immediate wake of deadly explosions at the Boston marathon, Jack Ass and his website Boneheads.com have breathlessly preached conspiracy theories about the as-yet-unknown perpetrators of the attack, claiming the blast was set off or staged by the U.S. government in what Mr Ass called a “false flag operation.” The theorizing culminated in a Boneheads correspondent asking a visibly angry Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, “Is this another false flag staged attack to take our civil liberties and promote Homeland Security while sticking their hands down our pants on the streets?”
OK. That isn’t exactly a quotation (even though I put it in blockquotes) because I changed the name of the individual and his site. But he already jumped into the media spotlight yesterday. Does he really deserve any additional attention?