george lucas literally set up return of the jedi to be an allegory of/protest against the Vietnam War

revenge of the sith

was so anti-Bush (Anakin even paraphrases a Bush line at one point) that people boycotted it

emperor palpatine was very deliberately based on Nixon

lucas later went on to compare Bush to Darth Vader and Dick Cheney to Palpatine, plus he’ll talk at any given opportunity about how political he wanted the prequels to be

but please, keep talking about how ‘the sjws’ have ‘destroyed star wars’ by bringing politics into it

sith trump when

According to Making of Star Wars by JW Rinzler Lucas made A New Hope because he couldn’t make Apocalypse Now, but still wanted to make an allegory to the Vietnam War