On Sunday we predicted conspiracy theorists would soon be buzzing. thanks to facts artfully published in a way to fan the flames. Here's what we said.
The New York Times artfully feeds the conspiracy theorists with some facts, true in and of themselves, which can be taken by those with little experience or knowledge as evidence of a vast right wing conspiracy, to borrow a phrase from Senator Clinton. With enough time, the left wing media food chain (again, a hat tip to the Senator) will no doubt start claiming they have proof of evil machinations intended to dupe the poor voters into supporting the GOP.
Well, it has taken four days at least for someone A blog called Keller Komments (cute, huh?) asks,
Is Goldman Sachs manipulating the gasoline price?
There has been some speculation that the Saudis have been driving down the price of oil to help Republicans in the upcoming elections. I personally haven't seen any evidence that the Saudis are doing this, but it sure looks as though Goldman Sachs is doing some strange trading in the gasoline futures market. Can the Saudis be far behind? [....]
This weekend (They always hide the good stuff in the low circulation Saturday edition.), Heather Timmons at the New York Times spilled the beans on the maneuver: