Here in America, it never fails that if you mention politics you are likely to get into a fight.

My new Out on a Limb feature, “The 2000 Vote: Gandalf or Saruman,” had only one modest goal: to blast some fresh air into the way we look at the election process. It has since caused a firestorm of angry readers demanding my head on a plate. Love it or hate it, come see what all the fuss is about over in Green Books.

This piece does not indicate the political leanings of, which has its roots in Canada and New Zealand and couldn’t care less about American politicking.