Darth Vader and the Neocons

The Washington neocons go searching for their souls and discover them in Anakin Skywalker and Emperor Palpatine…

“To paraphrase neoconservative godfather Irving Kristol, an evil Sith lord is a noble Jedi knight mugged by reality.”

And as long as you’ve no qualms about brutality…

“Palpatine is a dictator–but a relatively benign one, like Pinochet. It’s a dictatorship people can do business with.”

The shroud of the dark side has fallen, indeed.

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