Aaron Sorkin on the US election

BARTLET [to Obama]: Plus, if you had a black daughter who was 17 and pregnant and unmarried and the father was a teenager hoping to launch a rap career with “Thug Life” inked across his chest, you’d come in fifth behind Bob Barr, Ralph Nader and a ficus.

Aaron Sorkin has written a short exchange between President Bartlet and Barack Obama for the New York Times.

Sometimes it can be hard to see inequality, until someone hits you over the head with it.


Written by multinormal

October 3, 2008 at 6:33 pm

Posted in Words

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