It’s no secret among friends that I think Space is unnecessary and overrated. I get using the stars for horoscopes and celestial navigation, both very practical uses for gigantic balls of fire a gazillion light years away… but really? How is space affecting my life?
I think I’ve started to develop a (Good? Bad?) habit of seeing politics in terms of childhood games. Try this one on for size: Obama may have just pulled a classic trap move. It works in tic-tac-toe, and just as well for such greats as