Some players enjoy roleplaying politics.
Some players enjoy roleplaying politics, as long as weapons are involved.
Come to think of it, it might make real world politics more exciting too.
Anakin: I feel weird.
Padmé: Come with us, you can rest when we get inside.
Amidala: Let us go. We must prepare for the Senate session.
Valorum: Do what you must; you bore me.
Qui-Gon: Yeah, it does sound boring.
Obi-Wan: We can't just fight giant sand creatures all the time. Come on.
Qui-Gon: Hmm. Isn't the Senate on our side?
Qui-Gon: I suppose no-one would notice if a couple of senators went missing...
Valorum: Now this is the kind of progressive, forward-thinking attitude I expect from my men!