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« Wednesday Caption Contest: Part 6. | WILLisms.com | One B+ In All Of College (The Case For Priscilla Owen). »

Darth W. Bush, Neocon?

As a lifelong Star Wars fan (who isn't, right?), the past two episodes have each been thoroughly disappointing, mostly because of Jar Jar Binks and the weird, distant, emotionless CGI. Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (ROTS) had the potential to really be awesomely amazing, if not for the not-so-subtle attempts on the part of George Lucas to draw parallels between arch-villain Darth Vader and President George W. Bush.

But, instead of gnashing teeth over it, it might be best to just embrace it. Aesthetically, it doesn't get any more awesome than Darth Vader. The earliest image I can recall from a movie theater:

Darth Vader.

George Lucas is bound and determined to ruin his trilogical masterpiece with the tripe of the past several years (including the oh-so wrong CGI additions to the originals). Let him. That's his prerogative. In the meantime, we can still have fun with the memory of the original awesomeness.

Patrick Ruffini is therefore having a photoshop contest.

Here's a cursory, quickly-dashed-out contribution to the event---

Darth W. Bush:

georgewvader.gif

I'll try to produce a couple more if the creative spirit moves me.

Patrick Ruffini's hilarious contribution to his own contest:

darthwbush.gif

UPDATE:

In light of the comparison between President George W. Bush and Darth Vader, we celebrate the absurdity of it all by looking at some of the heroes on the other side with more entries to the Photoshop contest.


WI-JEF, the young Jedi:

wijef.gif


DEAN SKYWALKER:

deanskywalker.gif


UPDATE 2:

In light of this post at The Corner, QUEEN ANDREWDALA:

queenandrewdala.gif


UPDATE 3 (forgive me, please):

TEDDY THE HUT:

teddythehut.gif

Posted by Will Franklin · 18 May 2005 10:20 AM

Comments

A beached whale on Cape Cod was spotted that resembled the Senator from Massachusetts Ted Kennedy...

Posted by: Zsa Zsa at May 18, 2005 06:44 PM

Howard Dean looks really good as Skywalker...He really needs to get that Dang GOP monkey off his back!

Posted by: Zsa Zsa at May 18, 2005 08:07 PM

George W. Vader making his point...

Posted by: Zsa Zsa at May 18, 2005 08:08 PM

Teddy the blub, blub, blub, blub,blub...

Posted by: Zsa Zsa at May 18, 2005 08:34 PM

WI-JEFF JEDI forces a smile...He so wants to be first lady! He has began dressing the part...

Posted by: Zsa Zsa at May 18, 2005 08:49 PM

Andrew gets to give himself the best part...Mmmm, The throne is just right!

Posted by: Zsa Zsa at May 18, 2005 08:57 PM

SOMEONE!...PLEASE!...STOP ME BEFORE I SAY ANYTHING ABOUT TEDDY FORGETTING HIS PREPARATION-H WHEN HE WENT ON VACATION!...

Posted by: Zsa Zsa at May 18, 2005 09:02 PM

I have more... Shall I continue?

Posted by: Zsa Zsa at May 18, 2005 09:10 PM

Is that cellulite?

Posted by: Ishka at May 19, 2005 04:45 PM

Enough, Zsa Zsa. I surrender.

Posted by: fatman at May 20, 2005 12:50 PM