Or would it? In a case of life imitating art, the scandal finds uncanny echoes in two major films. Coming soon is Primary Colours, starring John Travolta and Emma Thompson (left), a fictionalised account of Clinton's 1992 campaign - complete with adultery. And there is Wag the Dog, about a president caught with a teenager. How much better - or worse - can it possibly get?
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