VICE PRESIDENT BOB RUSSELL, "Constituency of One" (2003)
This meeting's about politics. Facts won't help.
TOBY ZIEGLER, "Full Disclosure" (2004)
We want the left flank sufficiently mollified and the right flank sufficiently panicked so as to inspire a little conciliation on all flanks.
LEO McGARRY, "The Supremes" (2004)
There are moderates who are called that because they're not activists. And there are moderates that are called that because sometimes they wind up on the left and sometimes on the right...My allegiance to the eccentricities of a case will reliably outweigh my allegiance to any position.
E. BRADFORD SHELTON, "The Supremes" (2004)
If we had a bench full of moderates in '54, "Separate but Equal" would still be on the books.
JOSH LYMAN, "The Supremes" (2004)
We need a policy. "Hoping no one would notice" seems to have run its course.
CLAUDIA JEAN "C.J." CREGG, "Gaza" (2004)
The Founding Fathers didn't set up a government based on trust. They could have designed a government based on trust in our ability to govern fairly but they knew that power corrupts so they invented checks and balances. That was genius. The Founding Fathers did not want me to trust you and they did not want you to trust me.
SENATOR ARNOLD VINICK, "In the Room" (2004)
So no one here is worried that the Paper Reduction Act is more than 500 pages long?
VICE PRESIDENT BOB RUSSELL, "Faith-Based Initiative" (2005)
We have the ability to affect more change in a day in the White House than we will have in a lifetime once we walk out these doors. What do you want to do with them?
LEO McGARRY, "365 Days" (2005)
I'm for all the good government we can afford...no more, no less.
SENATOR ARNOLD VINICK, "In God We Trust" (2005)
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