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The Right Wing Extremism of Walter White
In analyzing Breaking Bad I noticed some themes starting to develop throughout. Walter White is anti-welfare, anti-immigrant, and anti-government in nature. I understand that Vince Gilligan has claimed he aimed not to make a political statement with Breaking Bad, but given today’s context we can extrapolate our own meaning out of Walter’s actions. Tell us what you think of Walter White. Is he a far right extremist?