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I miss Jed Bartlet

By September 25, 2008 No Comments

Aaron Sorkin imagines former President Jed Bartlet giving Candidate Obama a pep talk:

BARTLET That was a hell of a convention.

OBAMA Thank you, I was proud of it.

BARTLET I meant the Republicans. The Us versus Them-a-thon. As a Democrat I was surprised to learn that I don’t like small towns, God, people with jobs or America. I’ve been a little out of touch but is there a mandate that the vice president be skilled at field dressing a moose —

Like finding a lost episode of “The West Wing”, this has made my day.

[via Maureen Dowd’s column in the New York Times]