China launches game of Go

For the past months, economists have been wondering why China just keeps letting the its U.S. balance of payments get more and more lopsided.

Now it is becoming clear. China is launching a game of Go. The prize is control of mideast oil.

Read the whole post from the excellent Isen blog. I’m guessing in a multi-dimensional game of Go requiring strategy and long-range planning, that the Bushies won’t even know what’s happening.