Wednesday, October 20, 2004


"We're just following the traditions of our forefathers," said Paul Gilman yesterday as he brandished a copy of the United States Constitution under the inflated green alien hanging from the dome light in Ralph Nader Corporate Crime Fighting Unit No. 4.

"And our foremothers," corrected his partner, Don Hickok.

"Right, our forefathers and our foremothers, and since this is New Jersey, it's in the spirit of Molly Hatchet, err, Molly Pitcher," Mr. Gilman said, substituting the revolutionary heroine for the Southern rock band. "Sorry. I'm a metalhead."

Heh-heh. Heh-heh-heh.

Read more in this New York Times story.

Yeah, these are the guys who are going to transform American democracy. Oh, and by the way, Hickok, who is 39 years old, thinks Nader has a chance to win.

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