Michael R., more commonly known as the President, is a character in the anime series Sonic X and its comic series published by Archie Comics.
New World Saga
During a flight, the President was first vary of Earth's new guests: Sonic the Hedgehog, his friends and in particular, Dr. Eggman. The President was intent on capturing all of the guests but his advisor assured that the situation was under control with agents appointed to those tasks. Eventually, he viewed Dr. Eggman as a growing threat to the nation and during a meeting with his supervisors, he requested that the military should take action and launch an attack at Dr. Eggman. However, his Chairman pointed out that the task would not be simple due to the doctor's advanced technical level of his robots. The President's advisor then asked the President if he should consider asking Sonic seeing that he is their best hope of defeating Dr. Eggman and the President accepted. Later during the day, he met Rouge the Bat and offered her full amnesty from her thefts if she worked for him.
In preparation for the attack, the President held a meeting with his military advisors and discussed tactics in order to bring down Dr. Eggman's base while sending Jerome to the Thorndyke Mansion to ask for Sonic's assistance although the latter failed, meaning that they were on their own to stop Dr. Eggman. He then broadcasted the military's attack to the public.
Chaos Emerald Saga
To celebrate their victory over the defeat of Dr. Eggman, the President invites Sonic and his friends to a party at the White House.
After Perfect Chaos's attack on Station Square, he is seen signing papers with "Michael.R", somewhat feeling down that he wished he did something heroic to his citizens.
Egg Moon Saga
In "Prize Fights", the President announces and participates in the Emerald Fighting Tournament. He fought the "Black Knight" in the first round of the tournament, but his secretary threw a towel on him to give up.
The President arrived at the Thorndyke Mansion to congratulate Sonic for his heroic efforts in foiling Dr. Eggman's bank robbery a week ago. He then asked Sonic to undertake a very important mission to investigate a sunken shipwreck that government researchers suspected that an energy signature similar to a Chaos Emerald was detected there for him to which he accepts.
- His appearance is similar to the 43rd President of the United States, George W. Bush.
- President (disambiguation)