The pages wanted what the clients of Team Abramoff wanted--for the leaders in Washington to shake their hands for photos and for fortune to smile on them.
They all want whiteman magic.
Whiteman magic is the stuff of dreams and shams. It's the appearance of causing a solar eclipse or eating fire, or some other rabbit-out-of-the-hat tricks that kept the Europeans from being killed in indigenous peoples' countries.
Whiteman magic enabled the historic whiteman to get away with murder and to claim he stole the Western Hemisphere fair and square.
Whiteman magic protects politicians when they harm innocent or defenseless people.