Thursday, August 7, 2008

Red Shirt America

Jeff Sadow has drawn parallels between technologies used on Star Trek: The Next Generation and the campaign strategies of Democrats.

Specifically, he compares holograms, cloaking devices, and shields to the methods Democrats use to hide their liberal voting records from the voters.

A much more apt analogy would be to the Changelings (from ST:DS9), who can change their shape and appearance to blend in with their environment or to otherwise suit their needs.

To balance things out, here's Rep. David Wu (D-Oregon) comparing Bush's neocons to Klingons:

Stephen Colbert also showed an amusing juxtaposition of Republican and Klingon invocations of "honor."

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