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Twisted and evil: Politicians butcher 'Star Wars'

With "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" hitting theaters this weekend, politicians have been getting in on the fun, which have some thinking, "I have a bad feeling about this."

And they're right. Below are the bad "Star Wars" references you're looking for.

Republican candidate Ted Cruz, for example, tried his hand at a Yoda impression in late November during a town hall meeting in Iowa while discussing the amount of wisdom dished out in "Star Wars," but he managed to butcher Yoda's piece of advice to Jedi-in-training Luke Skywalker, "Do. Or do not. There is no try." Cruz inverted the phrase.

Meanwhile, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio made a critical "Star Wars" mistake that the Washington Examiner's Philip Klein said "is sure to make fans cringe."

"I think I had the Death Star," Rubio said of a toy he once owned, "but it kept breaking, just like it did in part two — 'Empire Strikes Back,' where it blew up because the guy got that rocket to go into that hole. Remember that?"

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