Like every event everywhere, the death of former First Lady Barbara Bush became an opportunity for conspiracy theorists to spout ludicrous accusations against a person they view as part of the “wealthy elite” controlling the world.
Mrs. Bush died on April 17th at the age of 92, of natural causes. There is nothing the least bit mysterious about her death, and there was little controversial about her life.
Yet there were members of conspiracy theory communities who immediately started the churn of salacious rumor that accompanies the daily grind of news.
Here’s a rundown of the most oft-mentioned Barbara Bush conspiracy theories, and whether they have any truth to them.