Darth Vader Denied Vote in Ukrainian Elections

But he'd be allowed in America, thanks to Eric Holder.

Darth Vader (that's his real name) was denied the right to vote in Ukranian Parliamentary elections because he refused to take off his mask so poll workers could verify his identity. 

After handing over his passport (Ukraine has voter ID laws) he was summarily away because of his armor which Star Wars wiki describes as "a mobile life support system that Darth Vader was forced to wear to compensate for the serious injuries he suffered after his duel with Obi-Wan Kenobi on Mustafarin 19 BBY. It was designed to maintain and protect the young Sith apprentice's charred body while exuding an air of intimidation and control. "

What's truly remarkable about this story is that in Barack Obama and Eric Holder's America, the evil Sith Lord Vader would be able, theoretically, to vote. Think about it: Obama and Holder (and the entire Democratic Party leadership) have said that requiring a voter to present photo identification before casting a ballot would be too burdensome for blacks, Latinos and the elderly who, apparently, are unable to get photo identification in the United States in 2014. So if someone shows up in a Darth Vader costume and claims they are eligible to vote and states their name, why should they be turned away? Since they don't have to prove in any way whatsoever that they are who they say they are, a mask or a veil for that matter, should be just fine. 

Mediate describes the awesome scene from the video (above):

Vader arrived at the polling place sitting atop a black van while “Imperial March” blasted on the street. After showing his passport to an election official, he was asked to remove the mask. He refused to do so, and left the polling place to return to his fancy van.  Vader, who legally changed his name, was running on the Internet Party of Ukraine‘s ticket.

 

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