Straight from the ex-donkey's mouth

I have to admit that while I’m a science-fiction fan, I’m a fairly casual one. Sturgeon’s Law (“90% of science fiction is crud, but 90% of everything is crud”) seems very appopriate. And there is a lot of good stuff out there I haven’t read.

Orson Scott Card is one of those writers I keep meaning to look into, but keep forgetting to.

It turns out that Card, like a lot of writers and artistic sorts, is a liberal Democrat. (Folks like Dafydd ab Hugh are the exception; Peter David is a far better example of the “typical” writer.)

Or, at least, Card WAS.

Sometimes it takes a specialist in fantasy to fully grasp reality. Sometimes a man whose livelihood is making up false tales is best suited to tell the truth. And sometimes it takes a proven, professional writer to make amateurs like me step back and realize just what separates us ants from the Big Boys.

Well, this is one of those times.

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