I just saw Les Miserables this weekend, and my mind immediately went to the parallels. I thought, God I’m sick. In every circumstance, I find a way to weave in politics. Apparently I’m not the only one who recognized the similarities.
(Breitbart)The groundbreaking new film adaptation of the Broadway musical “Les Misérables” features desperate people suffering under soul-shattering unemployment, naive university students decrying the rich and stoking the flames of socialist revolution, unyielding government official interested not in right and wrong but in following his government’s rules and one heroic individual who follows his faith in God to guide him from one success to another all the while truly helping others by using his own private wealth rather than through the ineffective and neglectful government.
In short, it is the perfect allegory for Americans living in the Age of Obama.
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