We're all living in 'Rogue One' now

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Warning: This post contains minor spoilers for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. 

There’s an alternate universe—many alternate universes, probably—where Hillary Clinton’s lead of nearly 3 million in the popular vote was enough to win her the electoral college, and thus, the election. In this universe next door, that Death Star of our nightmares, Donald Trump, does not continue to pose a threat; he vanished in an explosion of indignation.

Over there, Alternate Universe Me is writing an op-ed right now about female leadership in Rogue One. How fitting that Senator Mon Mothma—in a white gown reminiscent of suffragette fashions—leads the Rebellion! That Jyn Erso leads the team stealing the Death Star plans. The movie passes the Bechdel test in the first ten minutes, and a woman has the last word. In the Madam President universe, this is the new normal.  Read more…

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