Sam meticulously prepares a speech for the President to give to the environmental lobby, but Toby wants to sneak in some criticism of their failure to condemn environmental terrorism. Leo tries to convince the President to support his pet project - a missile defense shield - despite its continued failure to produce results, and the fact that it likely contravenes an anti-ballistic missile treaty. Several countries including Great Britain have sent new ambassadors to Washington to be recognized by the White House. C.J. travels to New York on a delicate mission to ask for a political favor from a comedian.
Did You Know?
President Bartlet says to Lord John Marbury "(...) you got beat by Argentina". England was eliminated by Argentina in the prior Worl Cup (Soccer). Also Argentina resisted two invasion of The British Army on 1806 and 1807. Argentinian troops lost the resistance from British armed forces when they invaded the Falkland Islands on 1982. See more
When the president is announcing the Swedish ambassador he say "I accept your credence from King Gustaf." His majesty's name is Carl XVI Gustaf, which would makes him King Carl. Or, as the man presenting the ambassador say, Carl Gustaf. See more
President Josiah Bartlet
Sweden has a 100% literacy rate, Leo. 100%! How do they do that?
Well, maybe they don't and they also can't count.
References The Monkees
Minuet from String Quintet G. 275
Written by Luigi Boccherini See more