As I said, the conspiracy theory version never made any sense.
The conspiracy theory seemed farfetched, even given the order-obsessed administration of Prime Minister Naoto Kan.
Increasingly, conservatives are trying to replace one conspiracy theory with another, accusing liberals of spreading birtherism.
But I cannot help but wonder about the origin of this conspiracy theory.
The basis for the modern-day sovereign belief system is a conspiracy theory that is as outrageous as it is confusing.
A more likely conspiracy theory claims the de-ranking was the work of a hacker.
Espousing a conspiracy theory is a grand narcissistic device.
Every conspiracy theory starts with an information vacuum, which then tumbles into fantasy.
People who bought into the conspiracy theory of an October Surprise in 1980 will be intrigued to note a remarkable coincidence.
Needless to say, the conspiracy theory has long been discarded.