Continuity mistake: When Tracy sets up her card table before school there's a close up of each leg being flipped out. If you count; theres five legs shown from a four legged table.
Continuity mistake: During the flashback of Paul's skiing accident the colors of his parka change with each shot.
Continuity mistake: When Jim is introducing Paul at the elections assembly, we first see his right hand on the microphone and his left hand on the microphone stand. They it cuts to a close up but now his left hand is on his lap.
Trivia: Near the end of the movie after Mr McAllister gets fired and we see full-screen shots of newspaper articles detailing the election scandal, if you pause the film at the third newspaper article (with the headline 'Carver Student Plans Lawsuit') and read it, you'll see that the director had a bit of fun with the viewing audience by inserting a couple of paragraphs into the middle of the story: 'If you've paused the film in order to read this entire article, your time would be better spent renting "Citizen Ruth" from your local video store. Do you know how hard and unthankful (?) a task it is to write these fake few stories for newspaper movie pages? I've got better things to do.'
Tammy Metzler: If you died right now, I would throw myself into one of my Dad's cement trucks and get poured into your tomb.
Jim McAllister: Larry, we're not electing the fucking Pope here. Just tell me who won.
Jim McAllister: Dave, I'm just saying this as your friend, what you're doing is really, really wrong and you've gotta stop. The line you've crossed is... it's immoral, and it's illegal.
Dave Novotny: Jim, come on, I don't need a lecture on ethics.
Jim McAllister: I'm not talking about ethics, I'm talking about morals.
Dave Novotny: What's the difference?
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