Wag the Dog, the 1997 film starring Robert De Niro, about a Washington spin doctor who distracts the electorate from a U.S. presidential sex scandal by hiring a Hollywood producer, played by Dustin Hoffman, to construct a fake war with Albania
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"Why does a dog wag its tail? Because a dog is smarter than its tail. If the tail was smarter, the tail would wag the dog."; "A Hollywood producer. A Washington spin-doctor. When they get together, they can make you believe anything."; "A comedy about truth, justice and other special effects."