Would an image of the twin towers falling, with Jar-jar superimposed front and center, and his, um, iconic, line
"Mesa cause one, two-y little bitty axadentes, huh? Yud say boom de gasser, den crashin der bosses heyblibber, den banished."
as a caption qualify as 'too soon'?
On consideration, 'one, two-y little bitty axadentes' caused by 'crashin der bosses heyblibber' seems downright prescient, by gungan standards...