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November 01, 2008

Bob the builder

Economist_cover $20 cuts at Shepard Fairey's hair salon

Say Hear is page that patches together voice messages from people who want to say why they’ve voting for whom. (From Doc Searls)

The 2008 election on 1 page

A Palin presidency

Roy The Forklift Driver to Address Nation on Rush Limbaugh Show

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When a candidate loses, what happens to the story about how that candidate won? Below are a few stories that will never see the light of print.

Call it the first postmodern presidential campaign. Mike Gravel became the first person ever to win the presidency without uttering a single word at an election rally, interview, or debate. The strategy was adopted after the success of an early Gravel ad in which the candidate simply stared into the camera. The campaign's most memorable moment took place at the Democratic Convention in Denver, where a crowd of more than 90,000 sat in rapt attention as Gravel held the podium for 37 minutes while the party platform slowly scrolled across the large screen behind him. Voters said they preferred Gravel's cold stare to John McCain's health care plan by a 2-to-1 margin. How Gravel Won

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