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Robert Rodriguez Releases The Trailer For “Machete” Today, Gives The Finger To Arizona

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In a special Cinco de Mayo message for Arizona, Robert Rodriquez released the trailer for his B-Mexploitation movie Machete today. We expect that by tomorrow Arizona will be all, "Oh, we’re assholes, sorry!" and repeal their big awful thing. Or, Danny Trejo’s characterization as machete-wielding renegade might do actual damage to the Mexican image. Or, it might have no real life consequences because Robert Rodriquez — America’s gag-reflex provocateur — produced it.

Read a little more about it here. And I know there’s no reason why I should feel compelled to balance that with a more sincere, heartfelt Mexican-American perspective, but I just do, and it’s here