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By Jeremy Schiffres, Daily and Sunday Freeman, Kingston, N.Y.

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Life imitates art

TV's Bravo network this morning showed the episode of NBC's White House series "The West Wing" in which a charismatic but relatively inexperienced member of Congress - and a member of minority group, to boot - is elected to succeed the sitting two-term president.

Yeah, like that could ever happen!

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Blogger derek said...

You may not realize it but, amusingly, the character of Santos was *based on* Obama... and Viddick? Based on McCain...

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/30/arts/television/30wing.html

November 5, 2008 at 9:36 AM 
Blogger Jeremy Schiffres, City Editor said...

Derek:
I WAS aware of that, but I'm still amazed.
-J

November 5, 2008 at 11:09 AM 

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