Shock & awe

9 totally believable scandals that will blow your mind

The truth is stranger than fiction these days — the last year has proven as much.

So at the rate things are going, would you really be all that surprised if, say, the White House was compromised by Scientologists planning to use our nukes to clear the Thetans?

OK, so maybe these fictitious scandals are a little farfetched, but we’ll keep an eye out for developments in any case. Who knows? Maybe your unhinged uncle will be ranting about one of these stories next Thanksgiving. Talk about suspense.

Scroll down for some highly distracting #BelievableScandals: