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warren_NP
beatty_NP
's_POS
"_"
bulworth_NP
"_"
is_BEZ
a_DT
caustic_JJ
political_JJ
comedy_NN
that_CS
doesn't_DOZ
attack_VB
any_DT
particular_JJ
political_JJ
group_NN
,_,
but_CC
rather_RB
the_DT
ingrained_VBN
insincerity_NN
that_CS
has_HVZ
infected_VBN
the_DT
american_JJ
political_JJ
system_NN
._.
some_DT
might_MD
think_VB
this_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
vulgar_JJ
,_,
and_CC
in_IN
many_DT
ways_NNS
it_PP
is_BEZ
._.
however_RB
,_,
as_CS
loud_JJ
and_CC
raucous_JJ
as_IN
it_PP
is_BEZ
,_,
"_"
bulworth_NP
"_"
speaks_VBZ
the_DT
truth_NN
,_,
which_WDT
is_BEZ
almost_RB
always_RB
ugly_JJ
to_IN
hear_VB
._.
beatty_NP
,_,
who_WP
directed_VBD
the_DT
film_NN
and_CC
co-wrote_JJ
the_DT
script_NN
with_IN
jeremy_NP
pikser_NN
(_(
"_"
the_DT
lemon_NN
sisters_NNS
"_"
)_)
,_,
stars_NNS
as_IN
incumbent_JJ
u_NN
._.
s_NN
._.
senator_NN
jay_NP
billington_NP
bulworth_NP
,_,
who_WP
has_HVZ
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
best_JJS
politician_NN
names_NNS
in_IN
cinema_NN
history_NN
._.
bulworth_NP
is_BEZ
a_DT
democrat_NN
,_,
and_CC
in_IN
beatty_NP
's_POS
view_NN
,_,
he_PP
is_BEZ
symbolic_JJ
of_IN
everything_PN
that_CS
has_HVZ
gone_VBN
wrong_JJ
with_IN
the_DT
current_JJ
democratic_JJ
party_NN
._.
once_RB
an_DT
ideological_JJ
liberal_JJ
(_(
like_IN
beatty_NP
still_RB
is_BEZ
)_(
,_,
bulworth_JJ
has_HVZ
long_JJ
since_CS
succumbed_VBN
to_IN
the_DT
materialistic_JJ
pressures_NNS
of_IN
washington_NP
._.
instead_RB
of_IN
waging_VBG
the_DT
battles_NNS
for_IN
the_DT
impoverished_JJ
and_CC
the_DT
downtrodden_NN
,_,
which_WDT
was_BEDZ
once_RB
the_DT
calling_NN
card_NN
of_IN
democrats_NNS
,_,
bulworth_NP
has_HVZ
become_VBN
another_DT
sell-out_NN
money_NN
hound_NN
-_-
if_CS
he_PP
's_BEZ
not_XNOT
accepting_VBG
illegal_JJ
bribes_NNS
from_IN
the_DT
insurance_NN
lobby_NN
or_CC
taking_VBG
campaign_NN
contributions_NNS
from_IN
the_DT
chinese_JJ
,_,
he_PP
's_BEZ
making_VBG
wind-bag_NN
speeches_NNS
that_CS
start_VB
with_IN
the_DT
amusingly_RB
clintonesqe_???
statement_NN
,_,
"_"
america_NP
is_BEZ
standing_VBG
on_IN
the_DT
doorstep_NN
of_IN
a_DT
new_JJ
millennium_NN
._.
._.
._.
._.
blah_???
,_,
blah_???
,_,
blah_???
._.
"_"
when_CS
the_DT
film_NN
opens_VBZ
,_,
it_PP
is_BEZ
a_DT
few_DT
days_NNS
before_IN
the_DT
1996_CD
primary_JJ
elections_NNS
,_,
and_CC
bulworth_NP
is_BEZ
sitting_VBG
at_IN
his_PP$
desk_NN
weeping_NN
because_CS
he_PP
realizes_VBZ
how_WRB
corrupt_JJ
he_PP
has_HVZ
become_VBN
._.
in_IN
a_DT
fit_JJ
of_IN
desperation_NN
,_,
he_PP
takes_VBZ
out_RP
a_DT
$_???
10_CD
million_NN
life_NN
insurance_NN
policy_NN
from_IN
a_DT
dirty_JJ
insurance_NN
rep_???
played_VBD
by_IN
paul_NP
sorvino_NP
(_(
part_NN
of_IN
a_DT
shady_JJ
lobby_NN
deal_NN
to_IN
kill_NN
a_DT
threatening_VBG
bill_NN
in_IN
committee_NN
)_)
,_,
and_CC
then_RB
hires_NNS
a_NN
hit_VBD
man_NN
to_IN
kill_NN
him_PP
,_,
although_CS
he_PP
doesn't_DOZ
know_VB
who_NP
the_DT
assassin_NN
will_MD
be_BE
,_,
or_CC
when_CS
the_DT
hit_NN
will_MD
take_VB
place_NN
._.
knowing_VBG
that_DT
he_PP
will_MD
soon_RB
be_BE
dead_JJ
,_,
bulworth_NP
unleashes_NNS
his_PP$
own_DT
brand_NN
of_IN
political_JJ
rhetoric_NN
on_IN
the_DT
world_NN
,_,
which_WDT
is_BEZ
made_VBN
up_RP
of_IN
politically_RB
incorrect_JJ
truths_NNS
about_IN
the_DT
state_NN
of_IN
american_JJ
politics_NN
and_CC
the_DT
society_NN
in_IN
general_JJ
._.
at_IN
a_DT
compton_NP
church_NN
,_,
he_PP
tells_VBZ
the_DT
group_NN
of_IN
african-americans_NNS
that_CS
they_PP
will_MD
have_HV
no_DT
power_NN
in_IN
the_DT
u_NN
._.
s_NN
._.
unless_CS
they_PP
"_"
put_VB
down_RP
that_DT
malt_NN
liquor_NN
and_CC
chicken_NN
wings_NNS
,_,
and_CC
get_VB
behind_IN
somebody_PN
other_JJ
than_CS
a_DT
running_JJ
back_NN
who_WP
stabs_NNS
his_PP$
wife_NN
._.
"_"
later_RBR
,_,
in_IN
a_DT
particularly_RB
hilarious_JJ
sequence_NN
,_,
bulworth_NP
mixes_NNS
with_IN
the_DT
hollywood_NP
elite_NN
,_,
then_RB
insults_NNS
the_DT
quality_NN
of_IN
their_PP$
movies_NNS
and_CC
informs_VBZ
them_PP
that_CS
the_DT
only_JJ
reason_NN
he_PP
's_BEZ
there_RB
is_BEZ
because_CS
"_"
my_PP$
guys_NNS
always_RB
put_VB
the_DT
big_JJ
jews_NNS
on_IN
my_PP$
schedule_NN
._.
"_"
all_PDT
throughout_IN
this_DT
physically_RB
and_CC
politically_RB
suicidal_JJ
escapade_NN
,_,
bulworth_NP
's_POS
chief_JJ
of_IN
staff_NN
,_,
dennis_NP
murphy_NP
(_(
oliver_NP
platt_NP
)_)
,_,
follows_VBZ
behind_IN
in_IN
a_DT
state_NN
of_IN
constant_JJ
shock_NN
and_CC
bewilderment_NN
._.
platt_NP
has_HVZ
some_DT
of_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
's_POS
funniest_JJS
scenes_NNS
,_,
as_CS
he_PP
makes_VBZ
murphy_NP
into_IN
a_DT
politically_RB
savvy_???
but_CC
nonetheless_RB
clueless_NN
assistant_NN
who_WP
is_BEZ
forced_VBN
to_IN
watch_NN
his_PP$
own_DT
career_NN
teeter_NN
at_IN
the_DT
brink_NN
of_IN
being_BEG
flushed_VBN
down_RP
the_DT
toilet_NN
._.
his_PP$
constant_JJ
half-truth-telling_NN
and_CC
spin-doctoring_VBG
to_IN
cover_NN
bulworth_NP
's_POS
stampede_NN
is_BEZ
equaled_VBN
in_IN
its_PP$
perversion_NN
only_RB
by_IN
a_DT
self-righteous_JJ
reporter_NN
(_(
nora_???
dunn_???
)_(
who_NP
acts_NNS
like_IN
murphy_NP
's_POS
refusal_NN
to_IN
explain_VB
bulworth_NP
's_POS
actions_NNS
(_(
something_PN
he_PP
really_RB
cannot_NN
do_DO
)_(
is_BEZ
somehow_RB
an_DT
act_NN
of_IN
treason_NN
._.
when_CS
bulworth_NP
decides_VBZ
he_PP
wants_VBZ
to_IN
live_JJ
after_IN
all_PDT
,_,
and_CC
therefore_RB
must_MD
constantly_RB
evade_VB
a_DT
grim-looking_NN
assassin_NN
to_IN
be_BE
who_NP
's_POS
trailing_JJ
him_PP
at_IN
every_DT
turn_NN
,_,
he_PP
hides_VBZ
out_RP
in_IN
the_DT
ghetto_NN
,_,
complete_JJ
with_IN
a_DT
stereotypical_JJ
gangsta_NP
wardrobe_NN
which_WDT
he_PP
wears_VBZ
to_IN
one_CD
of_IN
his_PP$
television_NN
interviews_NNS
._.
at_IN
this_DT
point_NN
,_,
beatty_NP
abandons_NNS
much_RB
of_IN
the_DT
political_JJ
aspect_NN
and_CC
dives_NNS
into_IN
a_DT
cartoonish_JJ
exploration_NN
of_IN
the_DT
black_JJ
inner-city_JJ
experience_NN
._.
bulworth_NP
becomes_VBZ
friendly_JJ
with_IN
a_DT
young_JJ
black_JJ
woman_NN
named_VBN
nina_NP
(_(
halle_NP
berry_NP
)_)
,_,
who_WP
he_PP
meets_VBZ
at_IN
the_DT
harlem_NN
church_NN
rally_NN
._.
she_PP
has_HVZ
a_DT
tough-talking_NN
brother_NN
who_WP
is_BEZ
deep_RB
in_IN
debt_NN
to_IN
a_DT
local_JJ
gangster_NN
named_VBN
l_NN
._.
d_NN
._.
(_)
don_NP
cheadle_NN
of_IN
"_"
boogie_NN
nights_NNS
"_"
)_)
,_,
who_WP
also_RB
becomes_VBZ
involved_JJ
in_IN
bulworth_NP
's_POS
campaign_NN
._.
some_DT
of_IN
the_DT
scenes_NNS
in_IN
the_DT
ghetto_NN
ring_NN
true_JJ
,_,
but_CC
much_DT
of_IN
it_PP
feels_VBZ
like_IN
a_DT
lighter_NN
version_NN
of_IN
scenes_NNS
depicted_VBN
in_IN
more_DT
intense_JJ
inner-city_JJ
films_NNS
like_IN
"_"
boyz'n'hood_NN
"_"
(_(
1993_CD
)_)
and_CC
"_"
menace_NN
ii_CD
society_NN
"_"
(_(
1993_CD
)_)
._.
"_"
bulworth_NP
's_POS
"_"
chief_JJ
liability_NN
is_BEZ
beatty_NP
's_POS
insistence_NN
on_IN
having_HVG
his_PP$
character_NN
adopt_VB
a_DT
clumsy_JJ
style_NN
of_IN
rap_NN
as_IN
his_PP$
new_JJ
communication_NN
device_NN
._.
instead_RB
of_IN
speaking_VBG
at_IN
political_JJ
rallies_NNS
,_,
he_PP
breaks_VBZ
into_IN
a_DT
kind_NN
of_IN
rhythmless_NN
rap_NN
style_NN
that_CS
is_BEZ
a_DT
reminder_NN
of_IN
why_WRB
almost_RB
all_PDT
hip-hop_NN
stars_NNS
are_BER
black_JJ
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
hard_JJ
to_TO
tell_VB
whether_CS
beatty_NP
is_BEZ
being_BEG
humorous_JJ
by_IN
being_BEG
so_RB
bad_JJ
,_,
or_CC
whether_CS
he_PP
's_BEZ
actually_RB
that_DT
incompetent_JJ
._.
at_IN
any_DT
rate_NN
,_,
the_DT
rap_NN
sounds_NNS
more_DT
run_NN
d_NN
._.
m_NN
._.
c_NN
._.
than_CS
snoop_NN
doggy_JJ
dogg_???
,_,
which_WDT
makes_VBZ
the_DT
film_NN
seem_VB
dated_VBN
instead_RB
of_IN
contemporary_JJ
._.
beatty_NP
would_MD
have_HV
been_BEN
better_JJR
off_IN
simply_RB
adopting_VBG
some_DT
of_IN
the_DT
inner-city_JJ
lingo_NP
and_CC
working_VBG
that_DT
into_IN
his_PP$
speeches_NNS
,_,
instead_RB
of_IN
trying_VBG
to_IN
sound_NN
like_IN
l_NN
._.
l_NN
._.
cool_JJ
j_NN
._.
other_JJ
than_CS
that_DT
,_,
"_"
bulworth_NP
"_"
hits_VBZ
all_PDT
its_PP$
targets_NNS
with_IN
wry_JJ
,_,
hilarious_JJ
accuracy_NN
._.
the_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
like_IN
a_DT
letter_NN
bomb_NN
to_IN
the_DT
democratic_JJ
party_NN
,_,
and_CC
even_RB
if_CS
you_PP
don't_DO
agree_VB
with_IN
beatty_NP
's_POS
liberal_JJ
message_NN
about_IN
the_DT
unrequited_JJ
duties_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
federal_JJ
government_NN
,_,
it_PP
is_BEZ
hard_JJ
to_TO
deny_VB
the_DT
impact_NN
the_DT
film_NN
has_HVZ
in_IN
exploring_VBG
the_DT
monetary_JJ
and_CC
moral_JJ
debauchery_NN
that_CS
infests_NNS
modern_JJ
politics_NN
._.
unlike_IN
"_"
primary_JJ
colors_NNS
"_"
which_WDT
opened_VBD
earlier_RBR
this_DT
year_NN
,_,
"_"
bulworth_NP
"_"
doesn't_DOZ
try_NN
to_TO
tip-toe_NN
around_IN
the_DT
truly_RB
painful_JJ
issues_NNS
that_CS
hit_VBD
close_JJ
to_IN
home_NN
-_-
instead_RB
,_,
it_PP
takes_VBZ
them_PP
dead-on_???
._.
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