This is not a picture of Howard Dean. After months of speculation, Salon has finally tracked down, shot, and killed the rumor that Dean had bit part in the kung-fu flick "Killer Ninja III." But -- as the entire Dean campaign shows -- hopes die hard, and there are those who would like to continue to believe, even though the Dean camp has denied any martial arts-related experience. "I will tell you, a handful of people are [Dean] supporters now," says one of the faithful, "Cheesy ninja movies: Everyone loves them." And, goodness knows, there are worse things to be associated with. Hitler, for instance.
Dean: Ninja power? [Salon]