Yeah, but in the Exile's defense, the Council did not succeed in severing her connection to the Force. So far, it has only actually happened to Ulic Qel-Droma.
But yeah, still redundant, I know.
But Galen's death would be redundant as well. And simply having him "go away" and out the remainder of his life in is also cliché as ever, so you can't win, really.