Campaign 2000: President Bulworth

He's musing about going for the job. Don't laugh yet

The announcement speech might go something like this: Hello, my name is Warren Beatty. I'm not a national political figure, but I've played one in the movies.

Such a speech became imaginable last week when Beatty, a backstage veteran of numerous Democratic presidential campaigns, refused to quash rumors that he'd been approached by unnamed Illuminati urging him to seek a spot on the national ticket. Citing concern over campaign-finance reform and a certain lack of zeal for supercentrist candidates Gore and Bradley (once considered the toasts of Beverly Hills, but if Beatty should run, perhaps just toast), the leading man...

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