A conspiracist.
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"I'm not a tinfoil hat conspiratorialist, but you wonder sometimes if maybe there's something very evil happening here." Swanson added.
Singh chooses, however, to paint Farrakhan as a purely self-interested political leader and conspiratorialist, and as a result, his attention to the Minister's religious beliefs is not as thoughtful or convincing as it might be.
"These people," Allen wrote, "sadly play into the hands of those who want the public to believe that all conspiratorialists are screwballs."
He said, "It's clearly fodder for conspiratorialists," a reference to bloggers who speculated that Ahmadi-nejad, Gates and Karzai were coming together to seal a three-way deal.
Before leaving he described the timing of the Iranian leader s visit as "clearly fodder for all conspiratorialists."
It was in this environment that Buckley launched the magazine, which, according to its inaugural manifesto, would stand "athwart history, yelling Stop." It did so with style, sometimes sympathetic to but distinctly separate from the yahoos of the John Birch Society or the bizarre conspiratorialists of the Liberty League.
Against the leftist historians, why yes, of course, Stalin knew of and approved of Kim Il Sung's invasion; yes, of course, Kim, coddled and bankrolled by the Soviets, felt that he owed Stalin and the USSR, as Halberstam puts it, "big time." Against the right-wing conspiratorialists, no, Stalin did not order or direct the invasion; no, there was no masterminding from a worldwide HQ in Moscow.
1996 "Religion, Militias, and Oklahoma City: The Mind of Conspiratorialists." Terrorism and Political Violence 8:50-64.
The White House has been stingy in its release of Whitewater documents - fueling the conspiratorialists. And, as Orrin Hatch has noted, the Administration probably did mishandle records and misuse executive privilege.
"These people do not help to expose the [true] conspiracy, but, sadly play into the hands of those who want the public to believe that all conspiratorialists are screwballs."
All these and more, depending on whether left- or right-wing populists are reading the tea leaves, have formed part of the conspiratorialists' bestiary.