Decoding Scott Walker's Puzzling Star Wars Reference

The force be with... who, again?

Scott Walker, governor of Wisconsin, speaks during a panel discussion at the American Action Forum in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

May 4 is celebrated, on the Internet, as "Star Wars Day." This is because the auxiliary verb "may" is the same as the fifth month of the year, and the word "fourth" sounds sort of like "force"—as in, "May the force be with you."

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