May the Farce Be with You

In what may be one of the most unusual analogies ever presented for government policy, Richard Danzig, a Barack Obama advisor, told us all that we could learn a lot from Luke Skywalker. He said that understanding that we all want to be superheroes like Luke Skywalker can help us understand the motivation of terrorists. If you don’t understand that either, don’t feel bad. He also cited the children’s book series, Winnie the Pooh, stating that it is a “fundamental text on national security.”