9/11 conspiracy?

I wrote a column the other day ridiculing those who think the U.S. government was involved in the Sept. 11 attacks. I said conspiracy theories are nice, but that this one is an insult to the victims.

I got a number of responses from, shall I say, the conspiracy side of the house. One was priceless. I got a letter from a fellow from Michigan laying out reasons why he thought the U.S. government was involved. It wasn’t a bad letter, meaning that it was coherent and well-written.

So I asked him if we could run it in the paper.

No way, he said. You see, he didn’t trust us to run the letter properly. Hmm … I must be part of the conspiracy.


About fsnowflack
Fred Snowflack was editorial page editor and a political columnist for the Daily Record of Morristown for almost 12 years. He has won numerous awards for editorial and column writing from the New Jersey Press Association and has written a blog on county and state politics for the last three years. He lives in Ledgewood in Morris County.

8 Responses to 9/11 conspiracy?

  1. Shelly Nice says:

    If he sent it to you, why can’t you publish it? Being a naturally curious person, I’m dying to see it now!!!!

  2. P says:

    Fred – Any chance you can get someone to fix your ED problems? 😉 The Blog is becoming a bit of a shambles.

  3. Mark in Rockaway says:

    “No way, he said. You see, he didn’t trust us to run the letter properly. Hmm … I must be part of the conspiracy. “

    Well, I do recall others commenting in the past that their letters were either truncated or edited, so perhaps the prospective letter writer has a valid concern. It doesn’t make you a conspirator, just an editor.

    And regarding the flaccid droopiness of your blog lately….please ask someone to fix it….maybe Christie’s website experts are available to help? The addition of a a simple CAPTCHA would stop most of the spam, just make sure it’s 508 compliant.

  4. Mark in Rockaway says:

    too funny.

  5. Pravelon says:

    There are a lot of unanswered questions surrounding 9/11. I’d be interested in reading what the Michigan guy has to say. Can you paraphrase it or net out the main points?

  6. P says:

    Could you enumerate your questions. I’d be happy to provide the answers.

    As for the “Truther” from Michigan, please spare us more of the Grass Knoll stuff.

  7. 9_11_Truth says:

    I recommend watching this video:


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