The American President (1995) is the comedy-drama about a widowed US president and a lobbyist who fall in love. Shades of The West Wing, as well, as Aaron Sorkin wrote the film. Starring Michael Douglas and Annette Bening.
Lewis, we've had presidents who were beloved, who couldn't find a coherent sentence with two hands and a flashlight. People don't drink the sand because they're thirsty. They drink the sand because they don't know the difference.
President Andrew Shepherd: Is the view pretty good from the cheap seats, A.J.? A.J.: I beg your pardon? President Andrew Shepherd: Because it occurs to me that in 25 years I've never seen YOUR name on a ballot. Now why is that? Why are you always one step behind ME? A.J.: Because if I wasn't, you'd be the most popular history teacher at the University of Wisconsin! President Andrew Shepherd: Fuck you!