The connection was there all along, I just couldn't see it. It means... something.
With predictable form, Greenwald not only attributed the actions of the State Department to a nefarious "Wag the Dog" false flag scenario as a convenient real-world means of tamping down the anti-NSA, anti-surveillance debate that's gurgled to the surface this Summer, but he also exploited the embassy closures and travel alert as a means of scolding Democrats who, during the Bush years, criticized the suspicious timing of Homeland Security orange alerts and the like, but who currently endorse the embassy closings.
He's denying that he's a conspiracy theorist while raising the question of a media conspiracy to label him a conspiracy theorist. But he's totally not a conspiracy theorist and the media is only saying this about him -- all of a sudden -- as a means of discrediting him.
In homage to Beck's madness, we went back in history to find the craziest stuff he's ever said. There were many, many other quotes that could have made the top 5, but the following 5 nuggets of sheer lunacy were, in our opinion, the very best