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DuBois' Dissembling Disassembled
2006.07.29 (Sat) 22:50
Now that Allison DuBois has been pretty firmly established to be a sick and grossly duplicitous individual who uses the pain of others to turn a profit, it's time once again to examine the details of her laughably pathetic and incredibly unoriginal "psychic" carny act. Skeptico has the lowdown on a recent interview in which Allison reveals "details" (and we use that term very, very loosely) regarding Arizona's Baseline Killer. It's quite a pathetic combination of rehashing known information, covering all the bases, and performing some amateur (very amateur) psychology. Our favorite part:
Dubois believes [the killer] knows local areas by scoping them out, and that his victims "are in the wrong place at the wrong time."
Holy hell! Two revelations in one sentence! He scopes out local places (as opposed to walking into them blindfolded?), and his victims are in the wrong place at the wrong time (unless, of course, they wanted to be murdered, in which case their timing and location were impeccable — right, Ali?). Inconceivable! Check out Skeptico's post for a full analysis, and feel free to watch a video clip of part of the interview (linked at the bottom of the article), though you'll have to deal with Allison's smarmy grin flashing as she talks about this murderer — hey, it's all just to further her own fame, folks...gotta smile for the cameras.
So, given the utterly useless information that Allison has provided, how exactly does she pretend that she assists in police investigations? Does she dance to hurdy-gurdy music like an organ grinder's trained monkey, just to keep the police entertained? Is that how she helps? Because we can't possibly see how anything she's said in this interview has even the slightest chance of helping the police to either identify or locate the Baseline Killer. Oh, don't get us wrong, if the killer is found and arrested, there'll be plenty of subjective validation of Allison's "revelations," to be sure. But right now, before he's found, can anyone tell us how any of Allison's nonsense will help the police?
Seriously, if anyone can look at this transparent and obvious line of bullshit and still be impressed by Allison's "spirit medium powers," please — please — help us understand why. Then go seek help yourself.
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