Bartlet, Leo, Sam, Toby, and C.J. travel to New York City for a Catholic fund raiser at a long Broadway play called "The War of the Roses". Josh steps up his efforts to beat his girlfriend, Amy, in their struggle over welfare reform, which leads to her forced resignation. C.J. and Secret Service agent Simon Donavon grow closer, but a tragic event cuts short their relationship. At the play, Bartlet comes face to face with Republican Presidential candidate Rob Ritchie and faces the decision of whether or not to assassinate the Qumari Defense Minister. Written by
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Definition: Posse Comitatus (Late Latin): posse: "to be able (to have)" comitatus: "a company" or "armed retinue". The power of the county, or the citizens who may be summoned by the sheriff to assist the authorities in suppressing a riot, or executing any legal precept which is forcibly opposed.[Websters] See more
Toby decides to send President Bartlet's motorcade to tie up traffic in an effort to prevent Ritchie from getting to the theatre. A motorcade would never leave the President's location, in case something happened which required a quick evacuation of the President. Additionally, it is highly unlikely that the White House Communications Director could direct the movement of a Presidential motorcade. See more
He went to the Yankee game.
Local news covered it. He said this is how ordinary Americans get their entertainment.
I've been to 441 baseball games at Yankee Stadium. There's not a single person there who's ordinary.
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Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
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