NBC Now: Liz Cheney Is Obi-Wan Fighting Darth Vader! NBC in 2011: Dick Cheney Is Vader

Scott Whitlock | August 16, 2022
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[See NewsBusters for more.] NBC journalists need to decide who Darth Vader is in their tortured political analogies. On Tuesday’s Today, Hallie Jackson said to an on-screen colleague, “[Let me] raise you a Star Wars analogy.” Talking about the probable loss of Liz Cheney in Wyoming’s congressional primary, she connected, “I'm told by one source that Cheney's staffers are really big fans of a recent editorial that compares air to Obi-Wan Kenobi. Okay, defeated  initially, but ultimately part of the force that works to take down Darth Vader, or in this analogy, Donald Trump.”