Light Sabers and Nancy Pelosi

Light Sabers and Nancy Pelosi

In this Sept. 19, 2013, photo, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks with reporters about the looming deadline to fund the government and the fight among House Republicans on a strategy on Capitol Hill in Washington. In comments on CNN's "State of the Union" on Sept. 22, Pelosi says Republicans are using their opposition to health care reform as an excuse to shut down the federal government. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

In a strange confluence of events, John Carlson covers what could be a ground breaking discovery by two physicists who say they have discovered a new form of matter that produces the same molecular effect that are depicted by light sabers in Star Wars. From there, John Carlson cautiously ventures toward the dark side by replaying another perplexing political statement from House Minority Leader, Nancy Pelosi, who says the US debt ceiling should be raised automatically—without any sort of negotiation.