Empire Luving

chris arkenberg carkenbe@adobe.com
Fri, 17 May 2002 13:44:40 -0700


So the destruction of the Death Star was an act of terrorism?


At 4:17 PM -0400 5/17/02, Tom wrote:
>A really nice article pointed to from smashrot...
>http://www.weeklystandard.com/Content/Public/Articles/000/000/001/248ipzbt.asp
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>"In all of the time we spend observing the Rebel Alliance, we never hear
>of their governing strategy or their plans for a post-Imperial universe.
>All we see are plots and fighting. Their victory over the Empire doesn't
>liberate the galaxy--it turns the galaxy into Somalia writ large:
>dominated by local warlords who are answerable to no one. Which makes the
>rebels--Lucas's heroes--an unimpressive crew of anarchic royals who wreck
>the galaxy so that Princess Leia can have her tiara back. I'll take the
>Empire."
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