I once remarked to a friend that we might do well to require students to watch the entirety of West Wing to fulfill a US history requirement. Though joking, at least half so, there are many moments in the series that are thoroughly educative. In this clip, Sam Seaborn wants to date his boss Leo’s daughter, Mallory. He’s a senior White House official; she’s a teacher. The guy gets the girl by throwing down some education policy. You do you, Sam.
Bonus: If this post got you all into West Wing again, check out this bonus video of CJ doing the Jackal. “You talking to me during the Jackal?