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Guns Not Butter 

A fight for Foreign Aid brings the staff together. Meanwhile Danny is uncovering evidence that is making certain members of the administration increasingly uncomfortable.

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Sam Seaborn (credit only)
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Charlie Young
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Will Bailey
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Donna Moss
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Josh Lyman
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Danny Concannon
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Zoey Bartlet
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Jean Paul
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Elsie Snuffin
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Jane
Kiersten Van Horne ...
Jane Cleery
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A fight for Foreign Aid brings the staff together. Meanwhile Danny is uncovering evidence that is making certain members of the administration increasingly uncomfortable.

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8 January 2003 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The episode title refers to a common economic model that gives an example of how a country can apportion limited resources on either defence (guns) or production of domestic goods (butter) or a combination of both but to increase one you need to reduce the other See more »

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Toby tells Senator Hoebuck that CJ got "spammed" with a remote prayer "a few months ago." The remote prayer was actually at the beginning of President Bartlet's first term, which was nearly four years prior to this episode. See more »

Quotes

President Josiah 'Jed' Bartlet: [to Josh] You know what the difference is between you and me? I want to be the guy. You want to be the guy the guy counts on.
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West Wing Main Title
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Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony
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