A historian has caused controversy over claims that Holocaust-denying historian David Irving doesn't actually exist.
The historian, Irving David, made the bold claims despite the seemingly insurmountable and incontrovertible weight of evidence against him.
David dismissed books, documents, photographs, legal transcripts and samples of his DNA as "bogus" and suggested they had all been forged by those with a political agenda to "give credence to the preposterous and bizarre notion" of Irving's existence. The two men had actually met before at the Struggling Historian's Ignorant Tirades (SHIT) annual debate but David was quick to denounce this man as an "impostor".
David insists Irving has been invented by Fox TV's newsman Bill O'Reilly in an attempt to make his own views seem less appallingly offensive. O'Reilly himself vehemently denies this claim, saying that pro-fascist Irving, while right to denounce "Jewish conspiracies", was "a commie softie" that "didn't go far enough".
David Irving responded to these accusations by denying the existence of not only Irving David but also the possibility of an external world existing outside of his own mind. However, cynics have dismissed Irving's conversion to epistemological solipsism as a "cliched publicity stunt" to promote his latest work "Ideological fascism: The one truth in a world of Jewish lies".