In a private, late-night, Cliff Calley informs Leo and Jordon he has negotiated a settlement in the Congressional witch hunt over Bartlet's MS: Bartlet can accept a joint congressional censure (House Concurrent Resolution 172, or H.Con. 172); Leo initially refuses to bring it to the president, insisting it will devastate the president and affect him for the rest of his life, but he does mull it over, and consults with Josh and repeatedly with Jordon about it; Josh begins his romantic pursuit of women's issues advocate Amy Gardner, but flubs it a couple of times while she continues dating other men.
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Toby Ziegler says he watched the President's favorite movie the night before. He does not name the movie, but his description identifies it as The Lion in Winter
(1968). See more
Bartlet names several places on his map of the Holy Land including Mount Sinai. However a couple of shots show that the map extends no further south than the Dead Sea. See more
President Josiah Bartlet
I was wrong. I was, I was just... I was wrong. Come on, we know that. Lots of times we don't know what right or wrong is, but lots of times we do, and come on... this is one. I may not have had sinister intent at the outset, but there were plenty of opportunities for me to make it right. No one in government takes responsibility for anything any more. We foster, we obfuscate, we rationalize. "Everybody does it", that's what we say. So we come to occupy a moral safe house where everyone's to ...
References The Lion in Winter
West Wing Main Title
Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony See more