2024 Election Dread

And The Two Questions of Babylon 5 or When Life Imitates Art It’s Not Always as Pretty

Ellen Beth Gill

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I spent 2023 dreading 2024, and then things got worse. I spent the holidays rewatching my favorite space opera television show, Babylon 5. Some of the themes of Babylon 5 remind me of what I expect from the USA’s 2024 general election. Expect some high-level spoilers but no detailed spoilers.

In Babylon 5, the main villains are not individuals but two species of First Ones. First Ones are the older species in the galaxy. The…

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