WAG THE DOG (1997)

This political satire remains hilarious, but these days can’t quite escape its basic 1990s-ness.

BORN YESTERDAY (1950)

The only movie I’ve ever seen where the guy likes the girl more after she puts on glasses.

ELECTION (1999)

A biting satire about a high school election that understands America better than any movie actually about national politics.

BEING THERE (1979)

If he acts like a rich white dude and talks like a rich white dude, does it matter if he has no idea what he’s doing?