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Conspiracy theorists

It seems almost inappropriate not to comment in some way on the 5th anniversary of 9/11.

One of the things that I find most amazing about it is that 22% of Canadians to this day believe that the entire 9/11 incident was organized and implemented by the U.S. government. The depth of anti-Americanism that is required in order to take leave from logic which would make such belief possible is truly extraordinary.

Either the 9/11 hijackers flew those planes or somebody else did. The identity of the hijackers has been established beyond any doubt. They have been identified on video; they have been identified by passengers; their voices are on recordings of conversations from the planes. Everything is known about their lives from where and when they were born to where they were issued drivers licenses to how much rent one of them paid for a room he rented in Germany 10 years ago.

If those were indeed the people who committed those acts, the on…