JDJ, you’re confusing Lennon and Reagan.
D’oh, you’re right. I was thinking of Hinkley and Reagan.
Still, wasn’t Chapman arrested immediately following the shooting? When could the switcheroo have happened?
According to the author, Chapman was waiting in the local police station. When the “assailant” was taken in, he had a raincoat up over his head. That’s where the author says that the ‘switch’ happened.
And I think you’re right about the whole “tower” statement. King was merely alluding to the fact that he needed an outlet for his inner demons He found a successful one in writing. (And Lord knows some of his stuff is VERY dark…)
This guy truly thinks this assassination “cover-up” is going to eventually make him rich and famous and powerful and is the most important event in the last 100 years. He’s offering 1/4 of his first year’s salary to anyone who helps him get King arrested for this crime by protesting with hiim….
Let’s see, Paranoia, Persecution complex, Megolomania, Entitlement Syndrome…....
The guy needs medication. He goes so far as to castigate his own family for not being supportive enough of his claims….
Sad. Truly sad.