"'I wish that the images of children being separated from their parents didn’t echo what is…
"'I wish that the images of children being separated from their parents didn’t echo what is currently happening in our country,' he said." https://io9.gizmodo.com/lin-manuel-miranda-shares-his-dark-materials-terrible-p-1839226453
Lin-Manuel Miranda Shares His Dark Materials' Terrible Parallel to Our Own World
HBO’s His Dark Materials, based on the Philip Pullman books, may be a high-concept fantasy series about a mysterious dust that connects all realities, but it’s not without its own connection to our world. As explained by star Lin-Manuel Miranda, it’s about people in authority abusing their power to control others... including taking children away from their parents.