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->'''Bartlet:''' [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming I need you, too]].

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->'''Bartlet:''' [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming I need you, too]].
too.


'''Doug:''' I dunno, Toby -- but if you had, I probably wouldn't be here.\\

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'''Doug:''' [[ArmorPiercingResponse I dunno, Toby -- but if you had, I probably wouldn't be here.\\]]\\


* ArmorPiercingResponse: "Don't you ''dare'' lecture me, Mr. President! Don't you dare do it!"

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* ArmorPiercingResponse: ArmorPiercingResponse:
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"Don't you ''dare'' lecture me, Mr. President! Don't you dare do it!"it!"
** "I dunno, Toby -- but if you had, I wouldn't be here."


'''Doug:''' I dunno, Toby, but if you had, I probably wouldn't be here.\\

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'''Doug:''' I dunno, Toby, Toby -- but if you had, I probably wouldn't be here.\\


* BadassBoast: Leo gets a great one when Bazan, the failed would-be president of Haiti, is demanding $10m, asylum in the US for himself and 60 of his family members, and a private plane. The Bartlet administration is not amused, and Bartlet instead arranges for them to get him asylum in Venezuela for himself and his immediate family, and nobody else.

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* BadassBoast: Leo gets a great one when Bazan, the failed would-be president of Haiti, is demanding $10m, asylum in the US for himself and 60 of his family members, and a private plane. The Bartlet administration is not amused, and Bartlet instead arranges for them to get him asylum in the bare minimum: Venezuela for himself will offer asylum to Bazan and his immediate family, and nobody else.else, and they're going to freeze all his money in Haiti.



'''Doug:''' I dunno, Toby -- but if you had, I probably wouldn't be here.\\
''[Toby has no reply]''

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'''Doug:''' I dunno, Toby -- Toby, but if you had, I probably wouldn't be here.\\
''[Toby [''Toby has no reply]''reply'']

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* BadassBoast: Leo gets a great one when Bazan, the failed would-be president of Haiti, is demanding $10m, asylum in the US for himself and 60 of his family members, and a private plane. The Bartlet administration is not amused, and Bartlet instead arranges for them to get him asylum in Venezuela for himself and his immediate family, and nobody else.
-->'''Leo''': And he can screw the private plane. We'll fly him on a C-9 from Port-au-Prince to Caracas and if he's very good we won't shoot him in the head on the way.


** Furthermore, despite their immediate refusal to even consider the suggestion that the President should apologise to the nation when the campaign staff bring it up, it's clear that several of the senior staff privately feel that some kind of apology is called for.

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** Furthermore, despite their immediate refusal to even consider the suggestion that the President should apologise to the nation when the campaign staff bring it up, it's clear that several of the senior staff privately feel that some kind of apology is called for.for, to them at least.


* {{Pride}}: Everytime he's talked to someone about the tobacco lawsuit and they've advised him against leaking his press release, Josh has arrogantly blown them off or ignored their advice. When Bruno argues that it was a bad idea, he condescendingly points out his years of experience in legislative affairs compared to Bruno. Then Bruno points out that if he'd waited, he could have used the issue decisively in the campaign and practically guaranteed a victory for Bartlet, whereas he's now completely removed it as an issue. When he finally realises the huge mistake he's just made, [[OhCrap Josh looks a lot less smug.]]

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* {{Pride}}: Everytime he's talked to someone about the tobacco lawsuit and they've advised him against leaking his press release, Josh has arrogantly blown them off or dismissively ignored their advice. When Bruno argues that it was a bad idea, he condescendingly points out his years of experience in legislative affairs compared to Bruno. Then Bruno points out that if he'd waited, he could have used the issue decisively in the campaign and practically guaranteed a victory for Bartlet, whereas he's now completely removed it as an issue. When he finally realises the huge mistake he's just made, [[OhCrap Josh looks a lot less smug.]]

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* OhCrap: The look on Josh's face when Bruno points out that if he'd listened to everyone and shelved the tobacco lawsuit until later in the campaign, then he could have used the issue to win three swing states and virtually guarantee an election win.
* {{Pride}}: Everytime he's talked to someone about the tobacco lawsuit and they've advised him against leaking his press release, Josh has arrogantly blown them off or ignored their advice. When Bruno argues that it was a bad idea, he condescendingly points out his years of experience in legislative affairs compared to Bruno. Then Bruno points out that if he'd waited, he could have used the issue decisively in the campaign and practically guaranteed a victory for Bartlet, whereas he's now completely removed it as an issue. When he finally realises the huge mistake he's just made, [[OhCrap Josh looks a lot less smug.]]


* JerkassHasAPoint: Doug Wegland is confrontational and abrasive, but he's not entirely wrong to point out to Toby that most of the senior staff's hostility towards him and the other campaign managers is displaced anger towards the President for covering up his MS, lying to them and forcing them to run a defensive campaign. Furthermore, despite their immediate refusal to even consider the suggestion that the President should apologise to the nation, it's clear that several of the senior staff privately feel that some kind of apology is called for.

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* JerkassHasAPoint: Doug Wegland is confrontational and abrasive, but he's not entirely wrong to point out to Toby that most of the senior staff's hostility towards him and the other campaign managers is displaced anger towards the President for covering up his MS, lying to them and forcing them to run a defensive campaign. campaign:
-->'''Doug:''' Every time you told the public [MS] wasn't fatal, there was a story about MS! Just change the subject!\\
'''Toby:''' [[SarcasmMode Yeah, why the hell didn't I think of that?!]]\\
'''Doug:''' I dunno, Toby -- but if you had, I probably wouldn't be here.\\
''[Toby has no reply]''
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Furthermore, despite their immediate refusal to even consider the suggestion that the President should apologise to the nation, nation when the campaign staff bring it up, it's clear that several of the senior staff privately feel that some kind of apology is called for.


* ArmorPiercingResponse: "Don't you ''dare'' lecture me, Mr. President! Don't you dare do it!"



* JerkassHasAPoint: Doug Wegland is confrontational and abrasive, but he's not entirely wrong to point out to Toby that most of the senior staff's hostility towards him and the other campaign managers is displaced anger towards the President for covering up his MS, lying to them and forcing them to run a defensive campaign.

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* JerkassHasAPoint: Doug Wegland is confrontational and abrasive, but he's not entirely wrong to point out to Toby that most of the senior staff's hostility towards him and the other campaign managers is displaced anger towards the President for covering up his MS, lying to them and forcing them to run a defensive campaign. Furthermore, despite their immediate refusal to even consider the suggestion that the President should apologise to the nation, it's clear that several of the senior staff privately feel that some kind of apology is called for.

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* JerkassHasAPoint: Doug Wegland is confrontational and abrasive, but he's not entirely wrong to point out to Toby that most of the senior staff's hostility towards him and the other campaign managers is displaced anger towards the President for covering up his MS, lying to them and forcing them to run a defensive campaign.


[[{{Flashback}} Four weeks earlier, as they enter the Situation Room]], Leo tells President Bartlet Bazan's demands for surrender; $10 U.S. dollars, a private plane, asylum for himself and 60 family members in the U.S., and guaranteed immunity from prosecution for war crimes. Two staffers point out such an agreement would violate Haitian treaties, and it sets a bad precedent, though [=McNally=] cautions they don't want a shoot-out at the presidential palace either. President Bartlet says they'll send him to Venezuela, and unfreeze his U.S. accounts, but he can't take any money from Haiti, the only ones who will get asylum are his wife, children, and parents, and if he goes back to Haiti, he'll be shot. Everyone agrees to this. Leo asks [=McNally=] if she has a minute. [[WalkAndTalk As they walk out of the Situation Room]], Leo tells her he wants her to brief the press when the situation involving Bazan is resolved. [=McNally=] doesn't think C.J. should be punished for making a mistake, but Leo insists he's not punishing C.J., and [=McNally=]'s presence means she won't get asked about MS.

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[[{{Flashback}} Four weeks earlier, as they enter the Situation Room]], Leo tells President Bartlet Bazan's demands for surrender; $10 10 million U.S. dollars, a private plane, asylum for himself and 60 family members in the U.S., and guaranteed immunity from prosecution for war crimes. Two staffers point out such an agreement would violate Haitian treaties, and it sets a bad precedent, though [=McNally=] cautions they don't want a shoot-out at the presidential palace either. President Bartlet says they'll send him to Venezuela, and unfreeze his U.S. accounts, but he can't take any money from Haiti, the only ones who will get asylum are his wife, children, and parents, and if he goes back to Haiti, he'll be shot. Everyone agrees to this. Leo asks [=McNally=] if she has a minute. [[WalkAndTalk As they walk out of the Situation Room]], Leo tells her he wants her to brief the press when the situation involving Bazan is resolved. [=McNally=] doesn't think C.J. should be punished for making a mistake, but Leo insists he's not punishing C.J., and [=McNally=]'s presence means she won't get asked about MS.


-->'''Wegland:''' Republicans talk about how arrogant you guys are. I always thought it was the natural reaction that comes from not getting the girl. I can't believe how much they've been low-balling it.

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-->'''Wegland:''' Republicans talk about how arrogant you guys are. I always thought it was the natural reaction that comes from not getting the girl. I can't believe how much they've been low-balling it.it.
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