Ted Haggard is asking us to believe the following:

Haggard told reporters that he bought the methamphetamine for himself. He says, "I was tempted, but I never used it." Haggard told reporters he bought the meth because he was curious - but that he then threw it away.

He also says he never had sex with Jones. He says he received a massage from him after being referred to him by a Denver hotel.

So he bought - bought - crystal meth, and was alone naked in a hotel room with a male massage therapist who says he is a male prostitute. But he never snorted and he never screwed. That's the best interpretation. I guess we'll now see what the alleged voicemails say.

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