President Bush - Darth Vader?Seems people are tired of comparing Bush to Hitler. Now it's Darth Vader aka Anakin Skywalker's fall to the dark side in "Star Wars":
'Wars' Raises Questions on U.S. Policy
Cannes audiences made blunt comparisons between "Revenge of the Sith" — the story of Anakin Skywalker's fall to the dark side and the rise of an emperor through warmongering — to President Bush's war on terrorism and the invasion of Iraq. Though the plot was written years ago, "the anti-Bush diatribe is clearly there," Engle said. Lucas said he patterned his story after historical transformations from freedom to fascism, never figuring when he started his prequel trilogy in the late 1990s that current events might parallel his space fantasy. "As you go through history, I didn't think it was going to get quite this close. So it's just one of those recurring things," Lucas said at a Cannes news conference. "I hope this doesn't come true in our country. "Maybe the film will waken people to the situation," Lucas joked.