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“The Twilight Zone” and Romney in 1961

moulinroe Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 4:42 PM
or New International Version (©1984) "That servant who knows his master's will and does not get ready or does not do what his master wants will be beaten with many blows.

My wife and I recently started browsing through classic Twilight Zone episodes. Seems like a reasonable thing for religious conservatives to do in the Obama administration’s America. But I wasn’t prepared for just how relevant it would be.

The eeriness started when we turned on the 1961 episode, “The Obsolete Man,” the Saturday after the Nov. 6 election. In it, an all-powerful state has assumed control: people’s lives are monitored, religion is marginalized, and believers are persecuted by the government.

The government’s latest target for systematic destruction, to take place on national television, is played by Burgess Meredith (Rocky's “Mickey” for...