A reader writes:

Some co-workers of mine were having a conversation about Hillary, and what might happen if she were to be elected president. Would she renounce all the executive powers the Bushies have amassed for themselves, or would she be consumed by the same powers and use them herself? It brought to mind Galadriel from the Lord of the Rings.

"In place of the Dark Lord, you would have a Queen, not dark, but beautiful and terrible as the Dawn. Treacherous as the Sea! Stronger than the foundations of the earth...all shall love me and despair!"

Well, I can manage the despair.

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