The so-called ‘Nutty Professor’ who said the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting never happened is now willing to concede some people, indeed, lost their lives in the tragedy.
But James Tracy, a Florida Atlantic University tenured communications professor, is only seemingly willing to meet his many detractors half-way in their demands for outright contrition.
‘There are certainly people that lost their loved ones, there is no doubt of that,’ Tracy tells WLRN in Miami.
‘If a similar tragedy were visited upon me and my family, I would be beside myself,’ he reportedly said.
‘But I think one of my ways of healing would be attempting to find out what went wrong, where was the failure.’
The 47-year-old professor suggested on his blog – memoryholeblog.com – the massacre at the least did not unfold in the way authorities said it did, and may not have happened at all.
‘While it sounds like an outrageous claim, one is left to inquire whether the Sandy Hook shooting ever took place—at least in the way law enforcement authorities and the nation’s news media have described,’ he wrote.