I knew Karl Rove would get blamed:
But I didn't think it would be that old, senile bastard Walter Cronkite:Cronkite: "I'm a little inclined to think that Karl Rove, the political manager at the White House, who is a very clever man, he probably set up bin Laden to this thing."
Wally is probably just confusing it with one of his greatest hits.
UPDATE: Yikes! Tim Blair has actual email proof:
From: firstname.lastname@example.orgMore details of the nefarious plot by following the link.
Date: Thurs October 28, 2004
Subject: new videotaping we have
Is Osama here. How you do? Hope all is well with campaign for evil, etc. (How about that John Kerry wife - the crazy one. Two burkas for her at least! Kerry, he was surely wearing the fermented hummous goggles when they wed!)