Recently the Speaker of the House suggested although he maintained a cordial relationship with the President, it was as if the two came from different worlds. A guy who won the Nobel prize for re-explaining economies of scale suggested an alien invasion was just the economic stimulus the country needed to turn our woes around.
Not all is lost in this growing inter-galactic conflict panic, however. An optimistic outlook has been offered theorizing a natural and organic purge of these potential alien invaders: American Exceptionalism.
Maybe there is something to all of this.