Leo is found in the woods at Camp David and rushed to Bethesda Naval Hospital; President Bartlet's feelings of loyalty and guilt cause him to neglect his duties in favor of maintaining a bedside vigil. With their Chief of Staff out of action and the President unwilling to discuss a replacement, Josh and Toby step on each others toes trying to strike political deals to keep the Middle East peace deal alive. C.J. faces questions from a journalist about who is running the country with both Leo and the President out of the White House. Written by
Did You Know?
CJ mentions Iceland as one of the nations willing to supply peacekeepers to the Middle East. Although Iceland does not have a standing army, a small force called the Iceland Crisis Response Unit was established in the 1990s, specifically for peacekeeping missions. See more
CJ says that England has pledged troops for peace-keeping in the Middle East. She should have said 'the United Kingdom'. This is a very common error but CJ, working in a political environment, should have known better. See more
Look, we're in the middle of an intersection without a traffic cop. If we want, we can run things through me.
If we want?
I'm talking about a process.
And if we want to sacrifice livestock in your name?
Fine. A decision-making tree.
Claudia Jean 'C.J.' Cregg
How about you be the Communications director, you be the Deputy Chief of Staff; we can use the old barn for a stage.
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Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony See more