Understanding Political

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Politics is a broad, complicated subject. It involves issues like diplomacy, war, government finance, and such; it is also a significant part of your life every day. The movie “Wag the Dog” is a funny and pointed film about American political life and how politic influences the media and people, with remarkable relevance to contemporary events. In the movie a Hollywood film producer is hired to build up a fake war in Albania to distract from a sex scandal of the recent president, who once again plans to candidate, in elections time. The idea behind is to tell that some Albanian terrorists tried to smuggle an atomic bomb into the United States, through the Canadian border and as nobody really knows what is going on in a small country somewhere in-between Europe and Asia, which such a rich war history, people start to believe what they see. However, it is a fake war will influence all around the world, they all the people to believe it is a real war. At this point, I believe it is political power is a rights and power by government officers make a change as the way they want.
Even thought this movie wasn't based on a true story, it addresses a lot of issues that often arises in politics as well as society as a whole. This movie reflects how America has been susceptible to the mirage that leaders can hide themselves behind. This is what the leaders’ power has in the society. The movie addresses numerous issues that exist in American society. It addresses the mass amounts of dishonesty and corruption in our society, the degraded state of politics and the character of its leaders, and how we as a society portray news as a form of entertainment for the public which is Hollywood producer Stanley Motss said “it’s not a war, its pageant. We need a theme, a song, and some visuals. We need a, you know, it’s a pageant”. On the other hand, Bruce Hartford also states his views…...

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