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Read it at The New York Times
Here’s a group that makes deathers, truthers, and birthers look nearly rational. A small ground of conspiracy websites has begun floating the theory that the Jan. 8 shootings in Tucson, in which five were killed and Rep. Gabrielle Giffords gravely injured, were a hoax—perhaps perpetrated by the government. One victim was even visited by skeptics who tried to enter his home and asked for evidence that he’d really been shot. “There were bodies sent to the morgue, people’s loved ones,” an angry Pima County Sheriff’s Department investigator said.