Arnold Williams (notebuyer) wrote,
Arnold Williams

Does the Past Have a Future?

A future filled with wide, wide roadways, gleaming aerodynamic cars, personal helicopters, mysterious radio waves coming off movie marquees -- remember that future? Well, I was reminded of the future of pasts while reading this article about John Kerry and thinking that Kerry as president was another of those futures. I supported Bush, so I didn't spend too much time on this particular alternate future, but it is evident that Kerry has spent time fantasizing about decisive knockdowns with his critics from the last election. Probably another argument for passing him over, somewhere in there. Al Gore, according to friends who saw his latest piece of fiction-based reporting, is also considering finding a place to exercise power from. A toast to futures past...
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