The Hill @hehill
White House maintenance requests show building infested with cockroaches and vermin [….]
2:55 PM – 30 Nov 2017
Oh, wait, that was a wretched hive of scum and villainy. It must depend on the galaxy.
At the White House petition site:
We petition the Obama Administration to:
proclaim May 4th national Star Wars Day
The pop culture phenomenon that is Star Wars deserves to be recognized as a national holiday annually on May 4th – “May the Fourth be with you.” The Star Wars franchise, with fans numbering in the millions, has had a significant impact on modern popular culture in many ways. The franchise’s sights, sounds, and sayings are deeply engrained in American society. It changed the film industry in 1977 upon its initial film release and its popularity continues to grow daily with additional films, TV, books, and comics due to be released over the next 5+ years. Star Wars’s impact on our country reached political heights in the 1980s as part of the Ronald Reagan Administration’s Strategic Defense Initiative as its missile defense project was dubbed “Star Wars.”
Published Date: May 03, 2015
Issues: Arts and Humanities, Family, Small Business
Signatures needed by June 02, 2015 to reach goal of 100,000 99,753
Total signatures on this petition 247
Do you think they understand that the date thing is just a bad pun? Nah.