Tag Archive for Thom Patterson

How the stupid JFK conspiracy debate misleads us

The estimable Andrew Sullivan has weighed in on the JFK conspiracy question. He claims Oswald Killed Kennedy, Period. So has Slate’s Fred Kaplan. He argues that even the best JFK conspiracy theories are bunk.

Let me say I think Sullivan and Kaplan are among the very best online journalists we have. I’m glad to say I count them as friendly acquaintances. I’m sorry to say I also think they have fallen victim of JFK denialism: the very Washington impulse to dismiss troubling evidence in the JFK story. Read more

CNN picks up on JFK Facts reporting — and the CIA responds

The CIA has finally responded to JFK Facts‘ reporting on the 1,100 secret CIA documents related to JFK’s assassination, including the Top 7 JFK files it still keeps from public view. Read more