The hashtag #MayThe4thBeWithYou was big today, and #HappyStarWarsDay is still trending:

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Sen. Ted Cruz used the occasion to offer a reminder that the Rebel Alliance—“the people”— face a tough battle against the Empire, or “Washington, DC establishment” as Cruz described them. Cruz says in the video that “the people will prevail”:

The Force was definitely with Sen. Cruz during that speech:

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