I now have a quick response to such lines as "Never attribute to malice what can be passed off as stupidity."
Discard your trite old Hanlon's Razor and buy Heinlein. It's sharper.
--- Copyright Pascal Fervor, 2013.
For the record, Heinlein's razor is Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity. But do not overlook malice.
*Separately so as to not to detract from the new quip.
What is particularly humorous about this incident is that this author writes for an organization that you would recognize as the publisher of more conspiracy theories in the last 60-70 years than any other. Until Og asked me, I had forgotten that connection. Og knows what questions to ask.