The Corner

Crouching Tiger

A neat montage, with suitable accompanying music.

It brought to mind a short story by Murray Leinster about a squad of women who, from some back room of the Pentagon, made ferocious war by means of telekinetic powers. (This was way before Carrie.)

Beats me why the ChiComs think they need an aircraft carrier.

(And why can I remember the plot of every science fiction story ever published when I can’t remember where I left my car in the supermarket lot?)

John Derbyshire — Mr. Derbyshire is a former contributing editor of National Review.

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