. Then you've got to consider what this means for the Sith Empire. Who would then be leaderless, who will replace him? What chaos will it wreak? Does this mean the Empire has lost? etc etc.
Oh come on beni, you of all people should know better than that.
The emperor is a puppethead. The Dark Council controls the empire, THEY are the leaders. The emperor is something to rally behind, but he controls nothing. He sits off in the unknown plotting to destroy the galaxy. That is all he does anymore.