- Jun 19, 2002
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I watched the Phantom Menace recently. When Palpatine and Padme are talking about the invasion in Coruscant, it seemed to me as if Palpatine was not just trying to convince her, but to force her to believe that she should call for a vote of no confidence in Valorum. Since it didn't work, he mentioned the other option to submit a plea to the courts, but you can tell he was not fond of that idea. During the senate session he says: "This is where the chancellor's strength will disappear." I'm not saying that Padme was weak-minded, but Palpatine thought that Amidala was "young and naive", so I think he underestimated her.