When the President Stands, Nobody Sits

"If politics brings out the worst in people, then maybe people bring out the best."- CJ Cregg


the west wing meme  →  seven speeches →  from ”guns not butter” [4/7]

“That’s ‘cause you don’t know the story of Fishhooks McCarty.” “Is this a real person or a Donna person?” “Corrupt politician on the Lower East Side in the ’20s. Every morning he stopped at the St. James Church on Oliver Street and said the same prayer, ‘O Lord, give me health and strength. We’ll steal the rest.’” “Not that there needs to be, but… was there a point?” “You’ve got health and strength, both of which, coincidentally, I prayed for after hot lead was shot into your body...So you’ve got health and strength.” And we’ll steal the rest?” Bet your ass.”

(Source: queenofthenorths, via but--im-a-cheerleader)