Conspiracy, or just Raging Bull?

October 29, 2009

“That’s how you tell it’s Joe Lefors, ’cause he always wears a white straw hat.”
– “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid”

Blog Guy, a few days ago a reader tried to tell you about the well-known White Hat Conspiracy, a plot among prominent people who wear white hats to identify themselves to each other.

You basically made fun of the person. Implied he was a goofball and a nutjob.

Well, you’ll stop laughing after you see this photo of Madonna taken this week.

Also, look at legendary boxer Jake “Raging Bull” LaMotta, including one of him with his white hat. You can’t deny a conspiracy now, can you, Blog Guy?

Oh my God, how could I have been so blind?

You’re right, of course! Because if I were involved in some kind of nefarious plot, then Madonna and Jake LaMotta are the EXACT two people I’d wanna be following!

Yep, old Jake is running the White Hat Conspiracy, as sure as Barack Obama was born in Luxembourg!

And by the way, from the look of that shirtless picture, there’s another article of clothing that Jake may wanna consider wearing. It also comes in white.

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Photos from top:  Singer Madonna in Chinkota, outside Lilongwe in Malawi, October 26, 2009. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Boxer Jake “The Raging Bull” LaMotta tips his hat to the crowd at Madison Square Garden in New York in a 2006 file photo. REUTERS/Teddy Blackburn/Files

LaMotta poses in New York, October 28, 2009. REUTERS/Teddy Blackburn

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Come on! How about a strategically placed bar across the offensive parts of that lower photo.

Posted by Bill | Report as abusive

I’d like to help you out, Bill, but the rules I go by are simple.If there’s something in a photo that readers might want to see, I cover it up. If there’s something they have no desire to see and which might actually make them go blind, I go ahead and show it.Your call is important to us.

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

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Robert, you can try an be ironic about the conspiracy, but the fact that Madonna is giving orders to the troops by speaking into the concealed mouthpiece in her white Stetson should make you think twice about it.And, obviously, the fact that ‘Raging Bull” LaMotta is featured as one of the salient leaders is obviously a well thought out way to deflect attention, duh!!Not very developed in the paranoia department, are we?

Posted by M | Report as abusive

No M, why should that be different from any other department?

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

Oh! Oh! I know what the other item is!!It’s a wet t-shirt, isn’t it??

Posted by It’sOntheCeiling | Report as abusive

By the way, wasn’t Jake LaMotta nominated to be on one of the infamous death panels? …and you thought there wasn’t such a thing as the white hat conspiracy!!

Posted by M | Report as abusive

By the way, I was reviewing your older posts, and came across the one with the key connection to the conspiracy theory. You know the one, the one on Ben Carthright coming to the White House… or was it Ken Salazar? I’m a little confused… In any case, i’ve proven my point: white hats and death panels are very closely related, and the fact that Obama’s Usbek birth certificate hasn’t popped up is irrefutable proof of it!

Posted by M | Report as abusive

Just HOW MANY birth ceritificates does Obama have???

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