I admit I failed in my civic duty earlier in Alan Keyes’s career and never paid attention to who he was or what he was saying when he ran for the Republican presidential nomination. But now that I am reading about what he says and does, I think I finally get where he’s coming from: He’s nuts. The latest exhibit: His unhinged revelation, explicated Tuesday on CNN’s “Crossfire,” that the September 11th terrorist attacks were God’s way of telling us we’d better end abortion.
A couple of blogs are wholly or mostly devoted right now to chasing Keyes and keeping track of his latest certifiable utterances. I commend to your attention:
Good stuff. Funny stuff. Which makes me wonder whether Keyes’s master plan is something everybody has missed: To put The Onion out of business by disintermediating absurdity.