Daily Archives: August 7, 2010

George Lucas *is* Darth Vader

As I’ve mentioned many times, George Lucas–apparently unintentionally–works a very profound pro-life message into _Star Wars III: The Revenge of the Sith_, where Anakin Skywalker, now known as Darth Vader, swears allegiance to Emperor Palpatine and kills the Jedi–most notably, the Jedi children–just to gain the power to presumably save the life of his wife, Padme (whom he married in violation of a Jedi vow of celibacy).

Yet Lucas is one of the 40 billionaires who are conspiring to use half their wealth to wipe out the poor and call it “philanthropy”: