DU Politics Professor: Star Wars’ Galactic Senate Lacks Realism

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Photo: Star Wars, Ford, Han Solo, Chewbacca, 'The Force Awakens'
Peter Mayhew as Chewbacca and Harrison Ford as Han Solo in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."

Star Wars: The Force Awakens debuted last night, but University of Denver political science professor Seth Masket takes issue with some of the politics in the Star Wars world. He told Colorado Matters host Nathan Heffel that a lot of it doesn't make sense.

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