You find any topic being covered in ‘Foreign Policy’ or ‘Military Times,’ and you’ll find it in a ‘Star Wars’ movie. It deals with nation-building. It deals with the erosion of the democratic process. It deals with bureaucracy versus the efficiency of tyranny.
Unwitting Jar Jar Binks essentially elected the Empire. Almost all dictators throughout history are ushered into power by the well-meaning and ignorant.
When you get down to it, ‘Star Wars’ is a war. And it’s the one war we all know. It crosses languages, cultures, generations. In the films, you see blockades, rebels, Empires.