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Mauricio Balcazar ...
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Tad Devine ...
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Stanley Greenberg ...
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Carlos D. Mesa Gisbert ...
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Carlos Mesa ...
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Carlos Morales ...
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Evo Morales ...
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Henry Oporto ...
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Manuel Rocha ...
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Jeremy Rosner ...
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Robert Shrum ...
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Tal Silberstein ...
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Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada ...
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Manfred Reyes Villa ...
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A documentary on American political campaign marketing tactics and their consequences.

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12 March 2005 (USA)  »

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$7,970 (USA) (3 March 2006)

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Patronizing and clueless
9 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Want a reminder of why so many people around the world think Americans are clueless, ignorant and narrow-minded? Go see "Our Brand is Crisis." Rachel Boynton seems shocked that Bolivians use modern campaign techniques: polls, focus groups, etc. Who would have thought, huh? I have news for Boynton: they also have highways, email, television and movie theaters. Yes, I know it must come as a shock to you.

The whole tone of the film is so patronizing (poor little people being helped by big-shot Americans) I cringed most of the time. At the movie theater where I saw this film there were many South Americans and once the lights went on, I could see them rolling their eyes and hear their comments: shallow, patronizing, clueless. I could not have agreed more.


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