It seems that the Tsarnaev brothers’ mom is just your typical normal American mom who learned all about 9/11 on the Internet:

Kilzer wrote that Tsarnaeva was a loving and supportive mother, and she felt sympathy for her plight after the April 15 bombings. But she stopped visiting the family’s home for spa treatments in late 2011 or early 2012 when, during one session, she “started quoting a conspiracy theory, telling me that she thought 9/11 was purposefully created by the American government to make America hate Muslims.”

“It’s real,” Tsarnaeva said, according to Kilzer. “My son knows all about it. You can read on the Internet.”

Oh! In that case, I guess I’ve been duped.

I mean, if it’s on the Internet — and especially if it is promoted by Alex Jones (of whom Ma Tsarnaev was a fan) — then it’s got to be true.

Especially if it’s what you want to believe.

(If only this mom weren’t so disturbingly typical…)