BAD SCI-FI

Speaking of Trek, tonight’s episode of Enterprise (“Stigma“) has to be the most heavy-handed attempt to make a political point in a Trek episode since the infamous “Let that be Your Last Battlefield” episode of the Original Series (1/10/69). At least the save the whales plotline of Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home was camouflaged behind a decent story and some great dialogue.

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James Joyner is a Security Studies professor at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.