President Bartlet is making a whirlwind 20-hour trip to Los Angeles. On the flight he meets Zoey's new bodyguard, who assures him that she will protect his daughter from those who have been sending racist threats. Josh is excited to hear that Joey Lucas will be at the evening's fund raiser, but dismayed to learn that the host is threatening to cancel the party unless the President makes a public statement supporting gay rights. Back in Washington, Leo needs to convince Vice President Hoynes to break a 50-50 tie by voting for an ethanol gas tax.
Did You Know?
In this episode Jorja Fox
appears as Zoey (Elisabeth Moss
)'s Secret Service agent, although her name is mispelled on the credits she is listed as Jorjan Fox. See more
When Joey Lucas speaks with Josh about flag burning, she quotes an old proverb in Latin "Vox populi, vox Dei". Her sign language translator pronounce the "i" in "populi" as in Iowa when it must be pronounced as in Indiana. See more
[the staff is waiting for the President's meeting to end
How's he doing in there?
He's got that look on his face like he's thinking about ways to kill himself.
West Wing Main Title
Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony See more