Power Politics

Steven Taylor points to a couple of conspiracy theories, the never-ending “the Clintons are sabotaging the Democrats so Hillary can run in ’08” nonsense and a new one about Jeb Bush tightening the screws on Disney to screw Michael Moore. Both of these, like most conspiracy theories, presuppose both a level of power and an ability to keep secrets that American politicos simply don’t have.

James Joyner
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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.