After a Republican commentator trounces Sam on television, President Bartlett decides to hire her over the objections of the staff. Josh and Toby mediate a conference between U.S. drug companies and an African President whose country is dying of AIDS. Written by
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President Bartlet is drinking from a Dayton Flyers mug. Martin Sheen
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President Nimbala points out to the drug representative that his company has high profits from sales of fluconazole, to which Toby remarks that, "There is more money to be made in giving a white guy an erection than curing a black man of AIDS." Fluconazole has nothing to do with erections. It's used to treat fungal infections, not erectile dysfunction. See more
The bill contained plenty of money for textbooks, Mark, and anyone who says otherwise is flat-out lying. And we should tell the truth about this. Textbooks are important, if for no other reason than they'd accurately place the town of Kirkwood in California and not Oregon.
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