au. the good wife as the west wing.
Diane is the President, Will is the VP. Alicia is the White House Deputy Chief of Staff, working under Eli who is the Chief of Staff, and Diane’s campaign manager during the last and for the upcoming elections. Kalinda is a WH correspondent for the Washington Post. Cary was the WH Press Secretary until, motivated by his own political beliefs, he left to work for Peter, the leading candidate against Diane for the next Democratic presidential nomination. While Zach works as an intern for his father’s campaign, Grace becomes a volunteer for the Women’s Leadership Coalition after she accidentally publicly reveals Peter’s request that Alicia quit her job to support his candidacy.
— President Josiah Bartlet
— the West Wing (via ptrchr)
“We’re gonna try that for a little while.”
— The West Wing 1x19 ‘Let Bartlet Be Bartlet’
“For my presentation I have chosen the smartest and most photogenic of all the presidents, Mr. Martin Sheen. President Sheen is a Nobel prize winner in economics, yet he loves poetry. And despite round the clock meetings, death threats and MS, he still finds time for playful banter with his senior staff.”
“Bobby, your assignment was to research an actual president. Martin Sheen is an actor.”
“Oh yeah? Tell that to the 50 million people he helped with his Poverty Bill.”