Sunday, November 06, 2005


The good news is that I have found the presidential candidate I’ve waited for all my life.
On the down side, he is Rep. Matt Santos, a Texas Democrat who exists only on TV’s “The West Wing.”

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Also see Does Matt Santos really have to be fictional?

Those of us on our sofas, wishing real life was more like "The West Wing," ought to look around and grab onto these stories [of Howard Dean, John McCain, and Barak Obama]. They ought to bring true hope, because they are believable. They tell us that just speaking up isn't enough; we'll need to do the hard work of persevering, too. Improvements won't come about in the space of 60 minutes minus commercials, nor even in the space of one television season. But they will come.