Saturday, July 24, 2004

The 4400 – plus 1

There’s a new sci-fi series on USA called The 4400 which tells the story of people who, over a period of many years, just disappeared as if they were beamed up to a spaceship and then suddenly returned (just like at the end of Close Encounters of the Third Kind). Well, that seems to be what happened to George W. Bush’s service records for the summer of 1972. According to this report in the AP,  “A Pentagon official said Friday the earlier contention that the records were destroyed was an ‘inadvertent oversight.'”  But they still don’t account for where he was that summer.

Meanwhile, a search for pods in the basement continues…