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Monday, May 30, 2005

Star Wars allegories

I haven't had time to see Episode III yet, surprisingly enough. Not surprising is the attention the movie gets through the blogosphere. There's a certain crossover between those who embrace computer-based communities like this and those who favor movies like Star Wars.

Mickey Kaus clues us in as to what Episode III is an allegory for. Hint: it's not the Bush administration!

And we shouldn't forget this gem from the time of Episode II's release, where Jonathan Last made the case for the Empire.


At 3:10 AM, Blogger gecko said...

Thanks! I found the case for the empire quite convincing.

Think about the Republic being the UN and Clinton as Darth Vader...scary.


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