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Darth Vader seeks Ukraine presidency, missing Death Star plans

It is as the Emperor has foreseen: Darth Vader is running for president of Ukraine. Technically, the Sith Lord "was" running for president, because his official bid has just been rejected, reports BBC news.

An electrician named Viktor Shevchenko actually changed his name to Darth Vader and filed to run, even paying up the $227,000 filing fee. The electoral commission ultimately decided that even though the ability to blow up a small election is nothing compared to the power of The Force, his application was probably forged and he was ruled ineligible.

With Shevchenko, that leaves 23 other candidates for Ukraine to choose from, including someone named Obi Wan Kenobi. I wonder if they mean old Ben Kenobi...

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