Now a tradition here at DWR, I present the final moments from the episode of the West Wing titled ‘In Excelsis Deo’. A powerful reminder of all the happenings of the holidays and the courage people muster during these forcefully happy times. Be Well All. Warm wishes to you and yours from all of […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The West Wing – In Excelsis Deo
Sometimes a TV show captures a feeling so succinctly, so beautifully, so powerfully, that it becomes something a little more special. Sure it is the West Wing a TV drama – but put away the cynicism for just a bit – and follow the emotion of the moment portrayed. You know I’m no fan of . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Christmas, here in Edmonton, and in The West Wing – In Excelsis Deo
The West Wing, ever so often, managed to perfectly capture the crazy paradoxical nature of the human condition. Watch and experience the juxtaposition so masterfully done in this short clip.
How can any day be a day of joy when some 20,000 children will die of preventable causes. Oh sure, we pull it off . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Damn, this still gets me *every* time – In Excelsis Deo
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Need more convincing? Here is why I enjoy”Borgen” so thoroughly:
I am a political nerd. Like most political nerds I am able to quote (and subconsciously merge with reality) all 7 seasons of “The West Wing.” For a few months one of my colleagues at . . . → Read More: The Equivocator: Stop reading this and go watch Borgen.
I think the West Wing television show had such a long and successful run because it gave people a constructed reality about politics that showed what it could be like. I’ve only seen snippets of episodes, but I generally like what I see. This clip for instance is a wonderful tweak on the nose of […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Complexity is not a Vice