Alex Massie Alex Massie

Jeremiah Wright & Ken Mehlman

Impolitic though it is to say, I’d suggest that the idea that a) the United States government created the AIDS virus and unleashed it upon the African-American community is no less plausible than the notion that b) a virgin once gave birth to a son in a Bethlehem stable. Still, some beliefs gain legitimacy from being 1) widespread and 2) having been around for a long time – something Mitt Romney learnt to his cost during his campaign.

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