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Ep. 1-4: 5 Votes, or, How Sausage is Made

This is the first episode where we actually get to see some legislative wrangling take place, rather than just watching pre- or post-wrangling walk-and-talk in the West Wing. 1,158 more words

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Progress Report: Are you seeing this too?

For the last year and half, I’ve been caught between a vicious dichotomy of wanting to be informed, and valuing my sanity. I can’t remember the last time I turned on the news without first pausing to brace myself. 2,046 more words

Children of Sacrifice

I was listening to the West Wing Weekly podcast on my way to work this morning, as I do. In episode 2.13, they speak with Don Baer, former White House Communications Director in the real-life Clinton White House. 616 more words

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You Don't Get Cured

From The West Wing, Season 1, Episode 13 – “Take out the Trash Day”:

KAREN: Is that why you drank and took drugs?

LEO: I drank and took drugs because I’m a drug addict and an alcoholic. 594 more words

Eating Disorders

Ep. 1-2: Lots of Bills. Also, Immigration.

I’m sorry to say that the second episode fails to live up to the promise of the pilot. A lot is going on, but we’re not let into what any of it is. 1,513 more words

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Ep. 1-1: Cubans in Rowboats

Ah, the pilot. So many familiar faces. Sam Seaborn! Grumpy Toby! Josh’s old flame who I completely forgot existed! And, of course, the big reveal – the doofus bike-crashing president marching in to recite scripture from memory and banish the humiliated Mary Marsh back to her controversial talk shows. 887 more words

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