How to launch a conspiracy theory: A flowchart

If there’s one thing the release of Obama’s birth certificate and the continuing speculation about the whereabouts of Osama Bin Laden teaches us – it’s that conspiracy theories get great mileage on the internet. So here’s how to start one.



Matthew says:

Slight correction required to the diagram: replace ‘facts’ with ‘official story’. If there’s anything the (lack of) WMD has taught us is that the facts and the official story don’t need to line up.