An editor from The Wall Street Journal just published an interesting article on how the The Dark Knight is an homage to the Bush administration. Here’s the full article. Here’s a little excerpt from the article:
There seems to me no question that the Batman film “The Dark Knight,” currently breaking every box office record in history, is at some level a paean of praise to the fortitude and moral courage that has been shown by George W. Bush in this time of terror and war. Like W, Batman is vilified and despised for confronting terrorists in the only terms they understand. Like W, Batman sometimes has to push the boundaries of civil rights to deal with an emergency, certain that he will re-establish those boundaries when the emergency is past.
Even if you don’t agree with the opinions of the author, it’s hard to deny some of the similarities between the character of Batman and Gerorge W. Bush.