This opinion column originally appeared on townhall.com on 11/17/2012.
My wife and I recently started browsing through classic Twilight Zone episodes. Seems like a reasonable thing for religious conservatives to do in the Obama administration’s America. But I wasn’t prepared for just how relevant it would be.
The eeriness started when we turned on the 1961 episode, “The Obsolete Man,” the Saturday after the Nov. 6 election. In it, an all-powerful state has assumed control: people’s lives are monitored, religion is marginalized, and believers are persecuted by the government.