Cynthia McKinney, a former Democrat House Representative from the State of Georgia, has said that the National Guard killed 5,000 prisoners during Hurrican Katrina. That is probably one of the most outlandish tin-foil-hat statements that have ever been uttered by a politician.
Who is McKinney and how did she get that way? Wikipedia’s introduction says this: Cynthia Ann McKinney (born March 17, 1955) is an American politician and activist based in Georgia. As a member of the Democratic Party, she served six terms in the United States House of Representatives. She was the first black woman elected to represent Georgia in the House. She left the Democratic Party and in 2008, ran as the Presidential candidate of the Green Party of the United States.
You don’t get to the House by being crazy or stupid, so what is this all about? Is it an attention getter? Could she possibly believe this gibberish? Just remember, she has made other outlandish claims in the past.
As Written By Ed Morrissey for Hot Air:
It wouldn’t be an election cycle without Cynthia McKinney’s lunacy, and fortunately she hasn’t shied away from providing it. Here, we watch as the Green Party’s endorsed presidential candidate accuses National Guard soldiers of committing 5,000 murders of prisoners in the wake of Hurricane Katrina:
If you think that this is the kind of insanity one normally hears from Alex Jones, well … you’d be right. The conspiracy theorists on the Left and the Right tend to embrace each other at a certain point, just south of rationality. For these people, little points like evidence and common sense provide no obstacles at all to paranoia and fantasy.
For instance, let’s skip past the extremely weak sourcing McKinney uses to make her charges and go right to some obvious……
KEEP READING. THE LUNACY CONTINUES HERE: