Howland goes further to suggest that there is some mighty conspiracy going on and that I am being utilised by some behind-the-scenes manipulators, and that:
When the inevitable going gets rougher and tougher, and it will, Barford will find [...] he's the sacrificial lamb to be offered up by his superiors. I relish the prospect!I suppose such fantasies help some to get through the day. Meanwhile the International Association of Professional Numismatists has paid nearly $300 000 to lobbyists to create a good image for the industry. Creating a good image is the last thing these participants in the IAPN lobbyists blog want to do.