Today saw another intersection between poltics and Star Trek. This time it was conservative commentator Glenn Beck who used the Star Trek episode "The Savage Curtain" to set up a discussion on good vs. evil. Check out the clip below.
Glenn Beck and the "lava rock guy"
FOX news host Glenn Beck talks Star Trek "The Savage Curtain".
It appears that Beck is a real Trek fan. In 2008 he devoted an entire hour to his old show on CNN to an interview with Shatner, here is the first part of that.