Iain Dale has an interesting blog post that is too good not to reproduce here. Even though I don’t agree with his dislike of Kevin Rudd, the analogy that Rudd pulled a Jed Bartlet in a TV discussion about gay marriage is spot on. Have a look at Rudd’s debate:
and here the West Wing version (the relevant bit is in the second half):
So here is the answer if you ever asked yourself why so many politicos are addicted to the West Wing (and recently also the new version of House of Cards). This reminds me that there are still three series of my West Wing box-set that I haven’t watched yet.I shall return to them as soon as possible! I am afraid I got distracted by Lost and Heroes. Shame on me.