Why does this dialog remind me of contemporary Iran, in particular their President …

… and in their desperation they turned to a man they didn’t fully understand. Some men aren’t looking for anything logical. They can’t be bought, bullied, reasoned, or negotiated with. Some men just want to watch the world burn. — Alfred

Starting tonight people will die. I’m a man of my word. — The Joker, — from the film, The Dark Knight