This book is all the fault of Kevin Jarvis. Kevin was an underling when I was making yet another of my groundbreaking exposes that failed to win the prizes I deserved and was eating my way through a six-course dinner while trying, as usual, to fend off the attentions of dozens of attractive young women, when he asked, "Why does everyone think you are a conceited, deluded, not-very-bright New Labour apologist?" It was a eureka moment. Never before had I seen so personally how unsubstantiated rumour could so easily become a global conspiracy theory.It couldn't happen to a more conceited, deluded and not-very-bright New Labour apologist.
Tuesday, 19 May 2009
In the Guardian John Crace seems to be taking the mickey out of smug neo-con David Aaronovitch, who has wrote a book debunking conspiracy theories: