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In the conniving world of politics, even a professional shyster like Thomas Jefferson Johnson (Eddie Murphy) can find himself outmatched. After using name recognition to get elected, ... See full summary »
The movie's screenplay was written by Marty Kaplan who was a past speech-writer for Democrat 1984 Presidential Candidate Walter Mondale. He was married to political advocate, operative, pundit, and commentator Susan Estrich.
Come on, Thomas! You're Dick Dodge's yes-man.
Thomas Jefferson Johnson: I am not a yes-man. When Dick says no, I say no.
When the Congressmen are out in the field hunting, they spot a flock of geese and commence firing. However, even though we hear the sound of multiple rapid gunfire, none of the weapons (M16s) have any fire spitting from the barrels, nor do any spent cartridges eject.