Dwight Longenecker asks why conspiracy theories are popular in America. And he explains why we don’t need them. Read more at The Imaginative Conservative.

From the Tower of Babel down through human history it has always been so. The rich and powerful have always schemed behind the scenes. They have always made alliances and broken them, built secret armies, waged war both secret and open. They have always built vast wealth, met in secret, and schemed to control the world. Through the ages, their secret societies have taken different forms and moved across the globe and across human history like a pack of ravenous and cunning wolves.

We do not need conspiracy theories to know this.