August 18, 2006


...snippet from a courtroom scene in Christopher Buckley's No Way to Treat a First Lady helps explain why some believe Bush was behind 9/11:

She knew there was no merit to Boyce's stunning allegation, and that was why it scared her. It was so outrageous, so unbelievable, that one-third of the jury would believe it. People believe unbelievable things because it's self-flattering to think that you are intellectually daring enough to accept what others find preposterous.
Though the 2002 book then dates itself with a reference to the Sox:
It's why people believe in UFOs, assassination conspiracies, certain religions, and the possibility that the Boston Red Sox will someday win the World Series.

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