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Elvira's Beauty Shop, 2001, is a Potemkin village of facades behind which there's nothing but the great void of Texas, signaled by the oppressively black space of the night sky.
The time Putin spends abroad is the foreign policy equivalent of a Potemkin Village.
Even some of the nation's most beloved performers greeted the festival with boos, proclaiming it a Potemkin village that distracts attention from the deeper problems facing Russia's circuses.
Bold, public emphasis on these themes can expose the politically correct edifice of ``choice'' as a Potemkin Village of myths and falsehoods, and prove Bob Dole a principled leader who will speak for the silent unborn.