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TMCNet:  BRIEF: RoboCop as Detroit's emergency financial manager? 'Detroit (Blank) City' strikes again

[February 25, 2013]

BRIEF: RoboCop as Detroit's emergency financial manager? 'Detroit (Blank) City' strikes again

Feb 25, 2013 (Detroit Free Press - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) -- "Detroit (Blank) City" has struck again, this time with a video about RoboCop becoming Detroit's emergency financial manager.

In the latest offering from the online comedy project, a spokesman for the governor's office announces that Alex James Murphy, better known as RoboCop, has been appointed as the city's new EMF.

The robot/human police officer from the 1987 cult movie classic is described as being "very jazzed" about the assignment and having powers that include perfect aim and veto power over the Detroit City Council and Mayor Bing.


Related: Video satirist again needles perceptions of Detroit with Kickstarter campaign "Detroit (Blank) City" introduced a viral video last month about a Kickstarter campaign to raise $500 million to save the Motor City. The satirical project is from local documentary filmmaker Oren Goldenberg.

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