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The West Wing Was Always A Favorite Show Of Mine


The West Wing was always a favorite show of mine (at least, seasons 1-4, the Sorkin years) and I think this is a great scene which talks about the difference between evidence and interpretation. The topic is a 5-day waiting period for gun purchases and they’ve just received a poll in a few specific congressional districts showing weak support for this proposed policy.