We are back! To kick off 2017 we catch up on all the feelings we have about Rogue One, the passing of Carrie Fisher, and we of course dive into the rich politics of Rogue One. Joining us for this episode is Tirso Perez, you might know him as the missing host of Beltway Banthas! For the main segment of the show, the politics of Rogue One, we discuss: Rogue One and multiculturalism Star Wars in the Trump era Meaningful quotes from the film with a political tinge Rogue One's portrayal of democracy and anti-establishment politics and lastly Faith in Rogue One and culture. Listener emails this week were from Ross Brown, Nick DiCo, Isaiah Leslie and Landen Kennedy. Thanks so much for your thoughts on galactic politics. And stick around after the show for a little song by Stephen. You can email the show at BeltwayBanthas@gmail.com Tweet us @BeltwayBanthas Or connect with us on Facebook Hosts can be found on Twitter! @Stephen_Kent89 @SwaraSalih1 @ItsJustTirso Beltway Banthas is a RetroZap podcast!