A large picture of a certain Star Wars villain, who, if you’ve seen the movies, circumvented the democratic process to seize and abuse power.
May 18, 2005

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A large picture of a certain Star Wars villain, who, if you’ve seen the movies, circumvented the democratic process to seize and abuse power.

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The Carpetbagger Report: The political connections between the latest Star Wars movie and the Republicans in DC have already been the subject of widespread discussion. It’s about to get much funnier.

The New York Times’ A.O. Scott, for example, noted that George Lucas is “clearly jabbing his light saber in the direction of some real-world political leaders” with the sixth and final installment of the Star Wars series.

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