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The Disposable Heroes Of Hipoprisy: Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail

Andrew Smith, Melody Maker, 14 November 1992

Last week's American election was the most dramatic in recent history. For the first time in a generation, there was a chance that the Republicans would be swept out of office on a wave of profound disaffection with the rambling uselessness of George Bush. The idealism and dedication to change that was central to the candidacy of Bill Clinton even galvanised the rock community to do their bit for the Democratic challenge. And no one was more active in the run-up to the final poll than the Disposable Heroes Of Hipoprisy. ANDREW SMITH joined them in San Francisco and the gangland war zone of South Central Los Angeles as the presidential campaign went into its final hours.

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