Trans-Atlantic conspiracy theory du jou

While anger at the actions of the American government is understandable, idiotic conspiracy theories remain, well, idiotic. According to Der Spiegel's blog: "Germany's highest ranking female member of parliament has a new theory: the US government set the Catholic pedophilia scandal in motion because it wanted to weaken an already frail pope. That's also why it made Poland its chief partner in the Iraq war: to make the Vatican look bad. Yeah right." (Der Spiegel)

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