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- Every face on Mt. Rushmore was a third party candidate at some point or another.
- Gary Johnson "Gary Johnson: 'Every face on Mt. Rushmore was a third party candidate at some point'", The Raw Story, 3 October 2012, retrieved on 2012-10-04
- What does this Mount Rushmore mean to us Indians? It means that these big white faces are telling us, "First we gave you Indians a treaty that you could keep these Black Hills forever, as long as the sun would shine, in exchange for all of the Dakotas, Wyoming and Montana. Then we found the gold and took this last piece of land, because we were stronger. ... And because we like the tourist dollars, too, we have made your sacred Black Hills into one vast Disneyland. And after we did all this we carved up this mountain, the dwelling place of your spirits, and put our four gleaming white faces here. We are the conquerors."
- John Fire Lame Deer, as quoted in Lame Deer, Seeker of Visions, Simon and Schuster, 1994, p. 91.