I can easily see amendments written which would destroy democracy, like making the Chancellors term in office, and his practical power…unlimited.
This comment has made me realize that “Amendment after amendment” might be saying that Palpatine is making amendments, not that George Lucas thinks amendments are like units of Constitution juice or something.
Still… what an incredibly awkward line. Don’t blame me for thinking “Amendment after amendment” meant “Amendment after amendment is in shreds” lol
Peter Pan said:
Here’s a different take on the Bail’s apartment scene with dialogue from The Force Unleashed:
It’s far from perfect, but there is potential I think.
“The constitution is in shreds! Amendment after amendment!”
Whoever wrote that line has no idea how government works. It always bothered me, and it’s why I’ve never liked that deleted scene.
A chancellor with unchecked power altering the constitution whenever he wants to stay in power forever? Yeah, no government has ever worked like that.
Can you truly call that a working government?