Quote of the Day
I now begin the journey that will lead me into the sunset of my life. I know that for America there will always be a bright dawn ahead.
Literally "God in the machine", Deus Ex Machina originally referred to Greek plays, where the "gods" would be lowered onto the stage with ropes in order to provide a quick resolution to the story. Today, Deus Ex Machina refers to any improbably and/or overly convenient character or mechanism that comes out of nowhere and saves the character(s).
"I don't get it, Big Dan..." -George Clooney in O Brother, Where Art Thou?