The Illusionist…UPDATED

Here you see him, and there you see him. The Great Obama and Mitt the Magnificent. You see,

A good storyteller, like a good magician, knows that the audience wants to be fooled, at least while the show is in progress. In the end, we may or may not want to know the truth—for the truth, once revealed, may come either as a revelation or an anticlimax. But while the performance unfolds, we want the illusion, want to be taken out of the real world. Once we see through the story or the trick, the spell is broken, and we’re back in the real world.

Way back in 2006, Steven D. Greydanus didn’t know he was prophesying on Decision 2012. He thought he was just reviewing a film. Idea! I think I’ll take a break and watch it this weekend.

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UPDATE: RealClearPolitics on the state of the Race.

Oh…what day is it?

Do you remember the 21st night of September?
Love was changing the mind of pretenders
While chasing the clouds away…

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A twofur. :)

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