BARTLET: I’m not going to negotiate with anyone who holds a gun to my head. We had a deal! I don’t care if my approval ratings drop into the single digits. I am the President of the United States and I will leave this government shut down until we reach an EQUITABLE agreement!
The West Wing, Shutdown, Seson 5 Episode 8
The fact that this could be a reality in the US in the near future makes this episode even more relevant. Back to the show. Bartlet and Josh. That’s all I’m gonna say. They’re back in the game!