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Nute Gunray, Newt Gingrich, Ronald Reagan

Discussion in 'Archive: The Senate Floor' started by DarthPoppy, Jun 29, 2005.

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  1. DarthPoppy

    DarthPoppy Jedi Master star 4

    May 31, 2005
    Obviously the name Nute Gunray is a conflation of Newt Gingrich and Ronald Reagan, I get that. But what is George Lucas trying to say with this character? Is it a cheap one-liner or a serious critique of the GOP of the 80s and 90s? I hope it is, but would like more explanation. Please help and elaborate. Thanks.

    KK EDIT: Star Wars discussion doesn't belong in the Senate.
  2. Darth Mischievous

    Darth Mischievous Jedi Grand Master star 6

    Oct 12, 1999
    You definitely need more substantive material than this topic to post a thread in The Senate Floor Forum.

    See the [link=]Rules and Regs Thread[/link].
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