Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Attack Of The Nazi Clones.

As everyone knows stories about Nazis sell newspapers and books. Since so much has already been published about them it's hard to find original takes on the subject. Unless of course the story is complete fiction. Take this for example which is currently one of the most popular stories on the Telegraph website:
Nazi angel of death Josef Mengele 'created twin town in Brazil'
Note the use of quotation marks to indicate "We know this is bollocks but we'll print it anyway". The article goes on to claim that after Josef Mengele escaped from Europe after the war he began conducting more twin experiments, this time in a Brazilian town. This seems like odd behaviour for a fugitive trying to keep a low profile.

Not only that but despite his known scientific output being totally worthless, in Brazil he was something of a genius and managed to permanently alter a whole town's genetic make up so that it was became especially prone to producing twins.

The only evidence to support the assertion that Dr Mengele was responsible for the town's twin boom is that there might have been a German vet or doctor in the town back in the early 1960s.


Letters From A Tory said...

But it SOUNDS so good that the question of whether or not it's true doesn't really matter, particularly when newspapers are struggling financially.

Anonymous said...

it sounds like the sunday fucking sport,ww11 bomber found on the fucking moon?

Ross said...

The Sunday Sport once had a story of a man who was the reincarnation of Adolf Hitler.... despite the fact that he was born before Hitler died.