N.H. lawmaker endorses “false flag” conspiracy theory

The Republican state representative urges readers to visit Alex Jones' website

Topics: conspiracy theory, Alex Jones, Boston, Boston Explosions,

New Hampshire Republican state Rep. Stella Tremblay posted a video from conspiracy theorist Alex Jones on Glenn Beck’s Facebook page Friday laying out Jones’ theory that the Boston Marathon bombing was executed by the government. “The Boston Marathon was a Black Ops ‘terrorist’ attack. One suspect killed, the other one will be too before they even have a chance to speak,” she wrote. “Infowars broke the story and they knew they had been ‘found out.’”

“There’s just too many things going on that, to me, doesn’t make any sense,” Tremblay told the local Fosters’ Daily Democrat, explaining other parts of a theory that is all too familiar a little over a week after the bombings.

It probably won’t make Glenn Beck happy to hear that Infowars “broke the story,” considering that Jones and Beck seem to hate each other.

Last October, Tremblay sent an email to all of her colleagues suggesting that President Obama was not born in the United States.

This type of thing is a frequent problem for a tiny state with 400 House of Representative members.

Alex Seitz-Wald

Alex Seitz-Wald is Salon's political reporter. Email him at aseitz-wald@salon.com, and follow him on Twitter @aseitzwald.

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