American politics and Star Trek? Juan Cole knows the straight way to my heart. His observations are astute, too:
That is, “No drama Obama” and the Harvard law degree suggest more of a Vulcan cast. But his personal warmth and his hawkishness on some issues are more Klingon. If Dorn does get a Vulcan first officer, the two of them on deck might replicate Obama foreign policy.
Read the whole thing, Trekkie or not.