March 9, 2020 Victor Rozek
Twenty years ago, I developed an addiction. Not to one of the usual recreational substances, but to Aaron Sorkin’s writing. The West Wing was like no other show I had ever seen. It had gravitas. It explored issues of significance. The dialogue was crisp and quick. The characters had range, from funny and wise, to playful and profound. For the first time since I began watching television, I didn’t want to miss a single word.
It aired at a difficult time for the country. The Bush administration was in the process of orchestrating two major wars, the housing bubble, and …Read more