You probably won't get these inside jokes unless you're familiar with
Columbus Ohio, but one columnist decided to run with the idea of the new nation's capital existing in Columbus.
Guess what city is the nation's capital in Jericho, the CBS drama about America after a nuclear war?
That's right: Columbus.
Granted, we rule a diminished empire: The United States has split in three, so our town is the seat of government only for territory east of the Mississippi.
But we'll gladly accept the honor.
Alas, Jericho foolishly focuses on the grim struggle for survival in a small Kansas town rather than exploring the real point of intrigue: What it would be like to have the nation's capital in Columbus. read more