High fructose corn syrup is harmless, just as the orthodoxy has been telling you since they introduced it.
Except a lot of people suspected all along the stuff makes you into a moron.
An accident. Just like all the other food additives that make you a moron. Once you've had enough, morons will dismiss the notion that their diet is making them into a moron because they are too moronic by that stage to realize they are morons. They believe the idea is moronic. Which is how it seems when you're a moron.