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August 11, 2004

“Give us your rich, your upper middle class, your trust fund babies yearning to spend their parents’ money on knock-off tribal jewelry sold by Indians on the side of the interstate.”


…So says the next Governor of Colorado. Afterall, why wouldn’t the rocky mountain state want a Pilager for Governor?

On the other end of the subtlety scale from Crosby and Nash, this clever campaign website looks like the real deal. Until you read more closely. Riding the wave of political cinema, John Sayles’ film, Silver City–promoting the fortunes of a “user friendly” candidate — is due out next month. See the trailer below:

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