Among those beliefs that he would ban is Global Warming Denialism, because, goodness knows, there’s no evidence at all that anyone ever tried to rig the data or to suppress opposing points of view.
Most conspiracy theories are twaddle, particularly when they go out of their way to avoid generous application of Occam’s razor, but . . . is there no such thing as a conspiracy? After all, the CIA’s been sicced on icebergs.
No, no, that will never do for the lefty blogosphere, though honestly it’s become less likely that Charlie Sheen will ever get the chance to share his unique insights into 9/11 with President Obama, more’s the pity. Never mind Oliver Stone or Dan Brown. Why language and science themselves are a kind of conspiracy, according to many feminists, so that can’t be it.
I believe that what Sunstein is saying is that only government-approved conspiracies will be allowed any public scope for discussion. After all, we know that our government would never conspire to do anything we didn’t want it to do . . . unless it were for our own good.