Wag The Dog
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Conrad 'Connie' Brean: You can't tell anyone about this.
Tracy Lime: It is like a union thing?

Winifred Ames: How are we going to explain that when the world is watching?
Stanley Motss: Fuck the world. Try a ten a.m. script meeting, coked to the gills, no sleep and you haven't even read the treatment.

Conrad 'Connie' Brean: What difference does it make if it's true? If it's a story and it breaks, they're gonna run with it.

Conrad 'Connie' Brean: Well, if Kissinger can win the Peace Prize, I wouldn't be surprised to wake up and find out I'd won the Preakness.
Stanley Motss: Well, yes but, our guy DID bring peace.
Conrad 'Connie' Brean: Yeah, but there wasn't a war.
Stanley Motss: All the greater accomplishment.

Stanley Motss: You take the fruit of forty years - hard lessons, mistakes - and you call it wisdom.

Stanley Motss: No no no no no, fuck freedom.

Conrad 'Connie' Brean: You watched the Gulf War, what do you see day after day? The one smart bomb falling down the chimney. The truth? I was in the building when we shot that shot - we shot in a studio, Falls Church, Virginia. One-tenth scale model of a building.
Stanley Motss: Is that true?
Conrad 'Connie' Brean: How the fuck do we know? You take my point?

Conrad 'Connie' Brean: Now folks, folks, this is a shitty business and it needs no ghosts come from the grave to tell us that but Lord willing and Jesus tarries eight days from now I'm going to be taking you folks into the second term. Wait 'til you hear the speech tonight, the 303 speech - great.

CIA Agent Mr. Young: When the fit hits the shan somebody's going to have to stay behind after school.

Stanley Motss: This is politics at its finest.

Conrad 'Connie' Brean: Who killed Kennedy? I read the first draft of the Warren report. It said he was killed by a drunk driver.

Stanley Motss: Haven't had this much fun since live TV.

Conrad 'Connie' Brean: A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.

Stanley Motss: I bet you're great at chess.
Conrad 'Connie' Brean: I would be if I could remember how all the pieces moved.

Stanley Motss: When it's cooking, it's cooking.

Winifred Ames: Why Albania?
Conrad 'Connie' Brean: Why not?
Winifred Ames: What have they done to us?
Conrad 'Connie' Brean: What have they done FOR us? What do you know about them?
Winifred Ames: Nothing.
Conrad 'Connie' Brean: See? They keep to themselves. Shifty. Untrustable.

Conrad 'Connie' Brean: We're not gonna have a war, we're gonna have the appearance of a war.

Character mistake: When they are preparing to film the "Albanian Girl" fleeing the war the girl with the clip board refers to the actress playing the "Albanian Girl" (Kirsten Dunst) by her real name, Kirsten rather than her character name Tracy.

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