Should Angel Season 4 help you vote for next President? A new list from io9 thinks so, It asked several political pundits what sci-fi stories are appropriate for the current presidential campaign. Jonah Goldberg of National Review Online chose "Angel" episodes that featured Jasmine, played by Gina Torres, who gave the world peace and harmony...for a price.
He says the lesson is that unity isn't all that's cracked up to be. "Unity can be useful," he says, "but it is also very, very dangerous. That's why the founders conceived of a system of divided government, after all." Other stories on the last include "Wall-E" and "The Handmaid's Tale".
October 07 2008
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