Sixties idealist turned telegenic sound-bite spitter Jay Billington Bulworth (Warren Beatty) is the ghost of American politics present, an incumbent senator whose values and principles have long since been spun into ideological cotton candy. Bulworth has
just enough integrity left to know he's sold out, and that shred of self-knowledge has driven him to a full-blown breakdown. He hasn't eaten or slept or left his office in three days. He's made a corrupt deal with an insurance lobbyist (Paul Sorvino) for a lucrative personal policy, and hired a
hit man to assassinate him. Nature abhors a vacuum, like the one left by Bulworth's departing career savvy and sense of se...