The New Pope DOES look like the Emperor from Star Wars
From looking at our statistics the last couple of days, it appears that there are many people out there who are wondering if the new Pope does indeed look like the Emperor from Star Wars. Someone mentioned in our comments that he does, and since then we've had hits on:
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Wow, there is a general curiosity out there that I intend to satisfy.
Let's conduct a little survey here.
I will post a picture of each of them. In the comments, you the reader try your best to tell which is which. (No cheating by doing research, go off the top of your head here).
Once you're finished trying to tell these all powerful Doppelgangers apart, feast your thoughts on this little tidbit. The Emperor's name is Palpatine. An adjective meant to describe all things Pope is Papal. Papaltine and Palpatine! And I bet you they both use Paypal when they buy things off of eBay, too. (Incidentally, if you search for Palpatine on eBay, you get 712 items for sale. If you search for Pope, you get to bid on 7841 items.)