Alex Jones' Mis-Infowars: 7 Bat-Sh*t Conspiracy Theories

From "false flag" attacks to man-made hurricanes, a look at the favorite talking points of the "most paranoid man in America"

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Former Fox News host Glenn Beck is a CIA operative
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Former Fox News host Glenn Beck is a CIA operative

A longtime opponent of the media in all its forms, Jones has also cooked up conspiracy theories about fellow radio hosts. In a 2011 Rolling Stone profile, Alexander Zaitchik wrote that "Jones draws a bigger audience online than Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck combined – and his conspiracy-laced rants make the two hosts sound like tea-sipping NPR hosts on Zoloft." 

While Beck has since stepped back from the divisive rhetoric that made him famous, Jones has doubled down, accusing his fellow right-wing talk-show host of "stealing his ideas, guests and research." In April 2014, Jones posted a video on his YouTube channel attacking Beck, saying Beck worked as an "Obama agent" and his staff office is a "CIA/FBI substation." He added that this might be a recent development. "If he wasn't always a spook, he was brought in by them over the last four years,” Jones said. In December, Beck, who had been interviewed the previous month for the New York Times Magazine article, titled "Glenn Beck Is Sorry About All That," mentioned that Jones believed he was "a CIA operative that helped orchestrate the cover up of 9/11" and added that his accuser is "a really spooky guy, and you just have to be careful" – this from the man who made prepping a national pastime

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