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So this line from The Short List, in the first season of The West Wing, still has the ability to crack me up. Aaron Sorkin is my god.

Backstory: Harrison is the Supreme Court nominee they had been about to nominate--until they found an unsigned note, an opinion he wrote stating that the Constitution contains no inherent right to privacy.

CUT TO: INT. THE OVAL OFFICE - DAY

SAM
In 1787, there was a sizable block of delegates who were initially opposed
to the Bill of Rights. One member of the Georgia delegation had to stay by way of
opposition:
'If we list the set of rights, some fools in the future are going to claim
that people are entitled only to those rights enumerated and no longer. The framers
knew...'

HARRISON
Were you just calling me a fool, Mr. Seaborn?

SAM
I wasn't calling you a fool, sir, the brand new state of Georgia was.




....also need some West Wing icons. Preferably Toby. I heart Toby.

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