"Women love him, men want to have a beer with him. It's just not clear that it would occur to anybody to vote for him." -- Joey Lucas, 'The West Wing'

TV Keith notes the similarities between the closing couple of seasons of The West Wing and the current primary season in the US: "Its prescience most notably lies in the casting of Jimmy Smits as Congressman Matt Santos, a Latino from Texas - the first Latino to run for President. Sure, he was also a Catholic - just like President Bartlett and JFK - but he was also "the brown candidate". He didn't want to play the race card - but it was an issue in the fictional media. It was an issue for his opponent. It was an issue for his campaign - does he play to that or away from it."

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