This explanation seems to work better than the devil made me do it trope, or that it was the Twinkies.
It’s the I’m nuts defense.
“InfoWars host Alex Jones, who is being of Sandy Hook victims, said in a deposition released Friday that he now believes the massacre was not a hoax. In the deposition posted on YouTube, Jones said he believes 26 people were killed in the 2012 shooting, but that “a form of psychosis” made him believe it was staged. “
Medicynical note: Another Trump “real news” media type. Speechless.