Turns out that satire is not dead:
In a late-night appearance in the East Room of the Imperial Palace, Lord Vader declared that “justice has been done” as he disclosed that agents of the Imperial Army and stormtroopers of the 501st Legion had finally cornered Kenobi, one of the leaders of the Jedi rebellion, who had eluded the Empire for nearly two decades. Imperial officials said Kenobi resisted and was cut down by Lord Vader's own lightsaber. He was later dumped out of an airlock.
You should definitely click through to get the full effect. And you'll want to read the comments as well, lest you miss jewels like this:
This website is pure lies and Empire propaganda. The only sites I trust for information are HothToday and WookieLeaks.
It makes me LAUGH all these Lefties, they are like "he should of been taken to a court not killed without a trial" oh please, can you imagine Kenobi in a court? He would of Jedi mind tricked them all, there would be NO JUSTICE. DO not foget he is respoinsible for killing MANY of our STORMTROOPS!!!____Maybe if you complain that we are WINNING the war on galacatic terrorism you might want to think twice who you'reREAL FRIENDS friends are!!!____THANK YOU LORD VADER!!!
Taken as a whole, this is actually some of the most astute political satire I've seen in a long time. Thanks to Mr. Consequence for the link.
AND: Speaking of Star Wars (not a phrase I get to use that often around here), you're all fine and intelligent people, so I'm sure you know The Phantom Menace sucked. But if you've never heard someone spend over an hour explaining exactly why it sucked, you owe it to yourself to watch this review, which is so funny that you may not even notice the first time through what a perceptive bit of film criticism it is. Trust me, your life will be richer for the experience.