Primary Colors
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Howard Ferguson: He's lost them.
Henry Burton: Fuck 'em. He's got me.

Richard Jemmons: I'm blacker than you are. I got some slave in me, I can feel it.

Gov. Jack Stanton: I'm going to tell you something really outrageous. I'm going to tell you the truth.

Richard Jemmons: The media giveth, and go fuck yourself.

Gov. Jack Stanton: You know as well as I do, that plenty of people playing this game, they don't think that way. They're willing to sell their souls, crawl through sewers, lie to people, divide them, play on their worst fears for nothing! Just for the prize.

Continuity mistake: There is a scene where Jack Stanton is campaigning in Manchester, New Hampshire. He is shown talking with a counter clerk in a "Krispy Kremes" donut shop. There is no Krispy Kreme shop in Manchester, or even in New Hampshire. This is a southern chain, even though its donuts are now distributed throughout the U.S.

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Trivia: When the original novel was published, the author was identified as "Anonymous." As a result of curious professors and investigative journalists trying to identify the author, the person was identified as Joe Klein, an American magazine columnist who was working for the newsmagazine Newsweek. Investigators had shown that the writing style found in "Primary Colors" is identical to the writing style found in Klein's Newsweek articles.

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