Psychics, politicians and others who put the “artist” in “b.s. artist”

Cracked has a terrific look at The 6 Most Humiliating Public Failures by Celebrity Psychics that shows the lengths people will go to stick with their phony careers. In some cases, particularly the last, it’s clear that the guy genuinely believes his own “gift,” with painful consequences.

So when you wonder how people can believe in climate change denialism, creationism, anti-vaccine nonsense, Islamofascist conspiracies or other political insanity, remember that the mind is a malleable thing.

These are not the droids you’re looking for …

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