Obama Told 'Build Star Wars Death Star' by US Voters




Americans are signing up in their droves to make US President Barack Obama build a killer Death Star spaceship.
A petition on the White House website is demanding the government splashes out on a version of the planet-sized spacecraft from the iconic Star Wars films.
Almost 4,000 people have signed up. Only 21,000 more are needed for the president to be forced to consider the project officially and issue a formal response.
The petition creator, known only as John D, said a similar craft was needed to boost national security and create jobs.
The petition reads: "By focusing our defence resources into a space superiority platform and weapon system such as a Death Star, the government can spur job creation in the fields of construction, engineering, space exploration and more, and strengthen our national defence."


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