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December 13, 2006

Political Leanings Of Superheroes

Pretty funny, and I can't say I disagree. I knew this guy (apparetly a bit on the left) would not call Batman a Republican, but then, after thinking about it, I guess it's not so clear cut.

This analysis is pretty good:


Batman is a true independent, a man of solid principles and baffling contradictions. This may be because he is mentally ill. Batman has an almost paranoid distrust of government institutions, yet believes in the rule of law. Hes an urban vigilante, yet hes a proponent of gun control. Batman is anti-death penalty to a fault how many times has he had to capture the mass-murdering Joker and return him to Arkham Asylum instead of the electric chair? Contradictions be damned. Batman follows his own moral compass, and Batman is always right. When Batman votes, he weighs all the options and chooses the best person for the job, regardless of party affiliation or whether they are actually running for office. In other words, he writes-in BATMAN on every ballot.


Also funny is calling the Hulk a Libertarian, because "Hulk just want to be left alone."

Thanks to Lapsed Leftist.

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